Sarah Slocum, the woman who alleges to have been assaulted and robbed in Lower Haight bar Molotov's on Friday over wearing Google Glass, has now released the Glass-filmed video of the incident, in which a woman can clearly be seen yelling at her as a man waves his hands in her face. Slocum, who says she was not recording anything when the incident began, turned on her video-recording feature, but only captured 10 seconds of the fight, as Glass automatically records only 10 seconds of film unless the user instructs it otherwise. (Here's another video of her teaching a patron in a different bar to use Glass, in which she mentions the 10-second limit.) However, some Internet commenters have accused her of selectively editing the video to only show the portion where she appears threatened, and a KRON report on Slocum from last night has much more video than Slocum's released (including actual close-ups of her alleged assailants), indicating that she's been rather selective in what she's chosen to share.
Here's Slocum's statement in the video's description:
This is the first video that I got on Google Glass at Molotov bar on Haight Street after being verbally accosted and flicked off by the Asian looking girl, I turned on the video, and after I told them I was doing so they got pissed off and came after me. Unfortunately, I had not extended the video so it cuts out after 10 seconds. Here you can see them - two people, a male and a female - trying to block the camera. The guy waving his hands in my face here later rips the Google Glasses off my face and ran out of the bar.
Saturday, February 22nd at around 1:45am #throughglass
Slocum was unapologetic in her KRON appearance. "I hope I can shed some light on the fact that this is a great technology, that can be used to prevent these types of incidents."
· Assaulted and Robbed at Molotov Bar [Sarah Slocum - YouTube]
· Woman Claims Attack at Molotov's Over Google Glass [~ ESF ~]
· Acquerello Calls Out Google Glass-Wearing Guest [~ ESF ~]