Over the years numerous articles have been written showing how technologies envisioned by the sci-fi writers of the various Star Trek movies and TV shows have become everyday parts of our daily lives. The flip-cellphone that was once the "Communicator," the tablet computer that was show as various pieces of colorful plastic and of course most recently our own "speaking computer," Siri. There has been a lot of buzz about Google's latest invention, officially called Google Glass, that is basically a special set of eyeglasses that can communicate to the internet.
So was this one already invented on Star Trek?
I'll let you be the judge:
Or was it really invented by Steve Martin in "The Jerk"?