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Show IPA noun Trademark. 1. brand name of a leading Internet search engine, founded in 1998. verb (used with object), Goo·gled, Goo·gling.
2. ( often lowercase ) to search the Internet for information about (a person, topic, etc.): We googled the new applicant to check her background. verb (used without object), Goo·gled, Goo·gling.
3. ( often lowercase ) to use a search engine such as Google to find information, a website address, etc., on the Internet.
Origin: 1998; after mathematical term googol
goo·gol [goo-gawl, -gol, -guhl]
Show IPA noun a number that is equal to 1 followed by 100 zeros and expressed as 10 100 .
Googul (Origin) 1935–40;
introduced by U.S. mathematician Edward Kasner (1878–1955), whose nine-year-old nephew allegedly invented it
need more info. Do you have a profile on google owners, key investors?
After robotics software and now hardware, the third piece of Google's puzzle seems to be the artificial-intelligence work of Ray Kurzweil, a recent company hire. Kurzweil is known for talking up the notion of a technological singularity, a point in human history during which artificial-intelligence systems will suddenly surpass human abilities. According to Kurzweil, the singularity will take place around 2045.
The question, then, is what will the firm do with all its newly acquired robotics expertise? Andy Rubin, creator of Google’s Android operating system, is the man behind the new robotics division. And he’s mostly mum on specifics.
The other seven companies acquired include makers of humanoid robots, a specialist in robotic arms, a robotics software firm, and a computer vision company. It’s thought immediate applications will be industrial—the further automation of manufacturing processes and manual labor in warehouses.
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Wasn't Sergei's wife also involved in a start-up to to evaluate (or collect, ahem) folk's DNA?
They are really hitting their stride in making us pay for our own subjugation.
Either way it's just flat out crazy to consider turning your brain into a computer that's hooked up to the internet and has facial recognition software among other things.
Did you watch that episode though? I think it's a pretty awesome show.