Spectacles, Citizen, Vampire

Four Eyes

Episode: “Glasses” | Podcast: 50 Things That Made The Modern Economy | 10m27s

Concise history of spectacles, from the first pair of reading glasses made in northern Italy in the 1200s to the augmented reality goggles beginning to appear today from Silicon Valley. For most of us, glasses are an everyday object, barely considered, but they require…

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