The smartphone is eventually going to die, and we're not ready for what comes next FB, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGLGet the Full StorySilicon Valley companies think that smart glasses, like the Magic Leap, will one day replace the smartphone.
That could be good: As we worry about smartphone addiction, glasses could present a way to access all of the information we need in a way that works better with our real lives.
And yet, we're simply not ready for the shift. So-called "augmented reality" will only make the spread of fake news and misinformation worse.
As we prepare to hand over control of our senses to a computer, we need to ask if our systems for sifting real information from fake is good enough.
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz thinks his company's mysterious goggles will, one day, be able to replace “your phones, your televisions, your laptops, your tablets," he said at Recode's Code Media conference on Tuesday.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: These smartglasses could replace your desktop computer here's what they're likeSee Also:Everything we know about Magic Leap's crazy-looking new headset that cost 1.9 billion and six years to makeThe rise of Logan Paul, the 22-year-old millionaire who has 20 million followers and keeps royally upsetting YouTubeMark Zuckerberg says he thought Facebook could 'solve a lot of problems' but the world is more divided than he expectedSEE ALSO: The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy