Barge On San Francisco Bay Being Built As A Marketing Showcase For Google Glass
More specifically, it will be a series of showrooms, and although Google Glass will be among the prominent tech displayed, it won’t be the only one. You probably won’t ever see the inside of it, though; the showrooms are invitation-only.
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Google cofounder Sergey Brin himself reportedly is personally directing the project. The design is as fascinating as it is simple: There are three decks of showrooms and a top “party deck”, and everything is constructed from 40 shipping containers. Thus, the building is modular, and pieces can be (relatively easily) added and subtracted at will and moved to other locations.
There’s reportedly a similar barge being constructed off the coast of Portland, Maine.