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College of St. Scholastica nursing school instructor Paula Byrne has been testing Google Glass since November. She said she feels the device has applications in the health care industry. (Clint Austin /

Will Google Glass change the face of technology?

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It's a run-of-the-mill Tuesday night, and nursing school professor Paula Byrne is imagining talking to a patient about his symptoms.

She's practicing giving her future patient her full and undivided attention, looking at him face to face. But Byrne is speaking aloud -- recording data -- and simultaneously searching online for the patient's symptoms using her Google Glass.


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