Augmented Reality Designs for Humanity

One of the principal ideas augmented reality designers have to address is that, in building these applications, they are actually augmenting or adding to our experience rather than detracting from it or making it more cumbersome:

“Augmented reality devices are extensions of ourselves because they enhance our senses, so ideally, the augmented aspect of wearable AR will aspire to better humanity in some way. But when, in augmenting our humanity, are we actually detracting from our human-ness? By adding technological devices to human bodies, when are we improving the human capacity to experience the world and when are we simply letting technology take over?” -Sarah Welsh, “Does Augmented Reality Diminish Our Humanity?