Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Future, as Imagined by Google

Miller, Claire Cain. "The Future, as Imagined by Google." The New York Times, October 15, 2012.

From the article: "In Eric E. Schmidt’s future, his life will be a lot easier.

His bed will wake him up when he cycles out of R.E.M. sleep. A driverless car will take him to work. Returning phone calls, scheduling events and other routine tasks will be taken care of by devices using artificial intelligence. A microrobot he swallows will monitor his insides and alert his doctor if something is wrong. At night, a robot will go to parties in his place." Read more