Is this what the McDonald's Corporation is afraid of?
 His Wikipedia entry calls him the "father of wearable computing". I like the cyborg moniker better. He also invented the Hydraulophone. Below is a timeline showing the design evolution of his headset (also from Wikipedia):
Scenes from YouTube video: Above: multitasking. Center: fashionable. Below: at work.
 Is this typical of a North American tourist? I guess it's convenient.....
 They are permanently attached to his skull. I have heard that when he takes them off, he suffers health effects (e.g. severe balance disorder).
 That's the way technological innovation seems to evolve. It takes some time (and a few pioneers) to make a technology viable.
 headsets are technically called "head-mounted displays", or HMDs. Aside from being deployed in wearable lenses, they are also deployed on car dashboards and using projection systems.