Inside Google HQ: What Does The Future Hold For The Company Whose Visionary Plans Include Implanting A Chip In Our Brains?Submitted by emalvini on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 21:56
Inside Google HQ: What Does The Future Hold For The Company Whose Visionary Plans Include Implanting A Chip In Our Brains?
Ian Burrell's visit to the legendary "Googleplex" at Mountain View comes at an awkward time for the company
IAN BURRELL | SATURDAY 20 JULY 2013
The rapid evolution of mobile technology has brought new opportunities to a business generating annual revenue in excess of $50bn (£33.7bn). It began, just 15 years ago, as a service that enabled you to type a request into a personal computer and be given links to associated websites. Things have rather moved on. Soon Google hopes to have the ubiquitous presence of a personal assistant that never stops working, capable of conversing naturally in any language. Ultimately, as Page and co-founder Sergey Brin have asserted, the goal is to insert a chip inside your head for the most effortless search engine imaginable. Some will find this prospect exciting. Others might want to call for Dick Tracy.