Monday, November 14, 2011

Google’s Lab of Wildest Dreams

In a top-secret lab in an undisclosed Bay Area location where robots run free, the future is being imagined.

It’s a place where your refrigerator could be connected to the Internet, so it could order groceries when they ran low. Your dinner plate could post to a social network what you’re eating. Your robot could go to the office while you stay home in your pajamas. And you could, perhaps, take an elevator to outer space.

These are just a few of the dreams being chased at Google X, the clandestine lab where Google is tackling a list of 100 shoot-for-the-stars ideas. In interviews, a dozen people discussed the list; some work at the lab or elsewhere at Google, and some have been briefed on the project. But none would speak for attribution because Google is so secretive about the effort that many employees do not even know the lab exists.

Although most of the ideas on the list are in the conceptual stage, nowhere near reality, two people briefed on the project said one product would be released by the end of the year, although they would not say what it was.

“They’re pretty far out in front right now,” said Rodney Brooks, a professor emeritus at M.I.T.’s computer science and artificial intelligence lab and founder of Heartland Robotics. “But Google’s not an ordinary company, so almost nothing applies.” Read more....


  1. The goal of Google is to suck the brains out of humans. In their own words they want Google to think for you.

    This is easy to correspond to how ignorant people are today as well as diminished in attention span. When this happens people are no longer able to read books, because they can't keep their minds still to start a sentence and finish it. As a consequence, they are not able to learn new information.

    Google has on its search page a birthday or such, mostly irrelevant names, so that you can click on it and read all about these famous and semi-famous historical figures. However, the purpose of this is to assimilate people to follow Google's instructions. The more you do this, the more you will center your life around Google altogether.

    As far as sucking the brain dry; youtube is an example of flooding the brain, while addicting it, with countless hours of fictitious education posing as factual knowledge. The more people flood youtube and other sites similar to it, the harder it is to "escape" from it. In other words when you start viewing one or two videos, you'll see 30 more and will have an impulse to see what it is... this can go on for seven hours and you won't even know how much time has elapsed!

    This predicament is very dangerous. I find myself struggling to avoid crap I'm not interested or am smart enough to sense deception in. The average person is literally being sucked dry mentally and emotionally by 21st century conveniences.

    I recommend anyone to really take caution. When you are searching for something in particular, or sending a simple message somewhere, don't click on anything else. Focus only on what you're trying to do online, then get off immediately unless you want to get sucked in to Google's misanthropic, sicko fantasy land.

    It's all fun and games until you see where it's heading.

  2. In the year 2525 .....

  3. remember that movie poltergeist, where the girl gets sucked into the TV? it's true. not physically but the mind and spirit.


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