No, you can still learn the fundamentals of Glass development without the hardware.
There are three main approaches for accomplishing this:
1) Visit the Mirror API documentation, get into the playground, and start hashing up some code. Download the PHP, Java, and Python library, whichever you're most comfortable with. Familiarize yourself with the jarg...(more)
Success isn't a zero-sum game. Instead of feeling jealous, try to change your attitude: if there are people are around you who you think are way ahead of you, that's awesome! Seek them out and learn as much as you can from them. In the process they'll gain perspective as well, just from teaching you the conce...(more)