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Unclick Google. On March 11, Google revealed its latest plan to violate your privacy: they will now record the types of websites you visit in order to gather a behavioral profile of your interests purportedly so that they can send you targeted advertising.

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This policy is in addition to their current policy of keeping a record of every single web search you have ever made along with as much other personally identifying information as they can gather. Of course, these behavioral profiles and detailed search histories will also be made available to law enforcement personnel upon request. The disregard for user privacy is a long standing tradition at Google and one that should be challenged. Eclairages pour le 21e siècle : Google, le monde et moi. Tout ce que vous vouliez savoir sur Google.

How Google is becoming an extension of your mind. SAN FRANCISCO -- It's time to think of Google as much more than just a search engine, and that should both excite and spook you.

How Google is becoming an extension of your mind

Search remains critical to the company's financial and technological future, but Google also is using the search business' cash to transform itself into something much broader than just a place to point your browser when asking for directions on the Internet. What it's now becoming is an extension of your mind, an omnipresent digital assistant that figures out what you need and supplies it before you even realize you need it. Think of Google diagnosing your daughter's illness early based on where she's been, how alert she is, and her skin's temperature, then driving your car to school to bring her home while you're at work. Or Google translating an incomprehensible emergency announcement while you're riding a train in foreign country. Or Google steering your investment portfolio away from a Ponzi scheme. The Economic Impact of Google Presentation.pdf.

New Techniques from Google and Ray Kurzweil Are Taking Artificial Intelligence to Another Level. When Ray Kurzweil met with Google CEO Larry Page last July, he wasn’t looking for a job.

New Techniques from Google and Ray Kurzweil Are Taking Artificial Intelligence to Another Level

A respected inventor who’s become a machine-intelligence futurist, Kurzweil wanted to discuss his upcoming book How to Create a Mind. He told Page, who had read an early draft, that he wanted to start a company to develop his ideas about how to build a truly intelligent computer: one that could understand language and then make inferences and decisions on its own. It quickly became obvious that such an effort would require nothing less than Google-scale data and computing power.

Le futur selon Google. Quand Google règnera sur la posthumanité… FACEBOOK FALLOUT: Suddenly It Feels Like Google Is Actually Going To Buy Twitter. Google's Plan To Take Over The World. [1303.3891] Quantum Google in a Complex Network. Google 2015: what will it look like? I worked at post-DOJ-spanked Microsoft.

Google 2015: what will it look like?

I saw firsthand how wimpy Bill Gates got (I had a lunch with him and Mike Arrington where we talked about whether Microsoft would let us acquire interesting new companies. “No way” was the basic answer. Funny that back then they could have purchased Skype for $2 billion, not listening cost them $6.5 billion). Today Jason Calacanis is taking Google to task for being naughty. Portal:Google. Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is an American multinational Internet and software corporation specialized in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.

It hosts and develops a number of Internet-based services and products. Category:Google. Google. Google is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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These include search, cloud computing, software, and online advertising technologies.[6] Most of its profits are derived from AdWords.[7][8] Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Pour nettoyer le Web, le Panda de Google sort les griffes. Que va faire Google de ses 49 acquisitions de 2010 ? Le cimetière de Google. Did Google's outage kill 5% of the Internet? That's the assertion of Arbor Networks' Craig Labovitz, who in a Thursday blog post and Web traffic graph noted that when Google has an hour and a half outage this week, Internet traffic slowed by 5%.

Did Google's outage kill 5% of the Internet?

We all know Google gets a lot of traffic. Just about everyone hits the Google search a few times a day. There are also a lot of Gmailers and Youtube users out there. Google's other services generate a lot of hits as well.. But something that Labovitz points out is that Google has its hand in a lot more. Reportage - Le Monde Selon Google. Google Reader joins graveyard of dead Google products. It’s hard to lose a loved one, especially if that loved one is a Google service.

Google Reader joins graveyard of dead Google products

That’s why we’re opening the gates of the Google Graveyard, a virtual space for grieving. Buried in these hallowed grounds are some of Google’s ill-fated services. How Long Did It Take for the World to Identify Google? Earlier this week, I mused about the fact that folks keep identifying new Web services as Google killers, and keep being dead wrong.

How Long Did It Take for the World to Identify Google?

Which got me to wondering: How quickly did the world realize that Google would come to dominate Web search in a way that few businesses have ever been dominated? Did anyone know from the get go that it would whip AltaVista and other once-mighty sites? Google: 11 Years of Acquisitions. Google as God? Opportunities and Risks of the Information Age, Dirk Helbing.

FuturICT's Dirk Helbing wrote an essay entitled Google as God?

Google as God? Opportunities and Risks of the Information Age, Dirk Helbing

Opportunities and Risks of the Information Age. The essay "Google as God? " analyzes the Challenges and Opportunities of information society. Everything might happen to us, from a Big Brother Society to a Participatory Market Society. We will have to take the right decisions - but our society is not well prepared for these choices. Exclusive Interview: Ray Kurzweil Discusses His First Two Months At Google.

In another exclusive interview with Singularity Hub, Ray Kurzweil provides an update about his first two months as Director of Engineering at Google.

Exclusive Interview: Ray Kurzweil Discusses His First Two Months At Google

During the interview Kurzweil revealed that his team is collaborating with other groups at Google to enable computers to understand and speaking language just like humans. Kurzweil also tells us how Larry Page personally recruited him to join Google to pursue the goal of creating machines that can think and reason like the human brain. 10 preuves que Google est bien Dieu. Google & Memory. [entretien] Google, “une des plus grandes puissances géopolitiques du mondeGoogle - Blackboard. TNW Google - Google news, views, apps and updates. Google Operating System (Unofficial Google Blog)

Google Translate now serves 200 million people daily. Josh Estelle, a Google Translate engineering leader, speaks at Google I/O 2013. (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Translate provides a billion translations a day for 200 million users, the company revealed here Friday at its Google I/O show for developers . Google doesn't often share details about the scale on which it operates, but Josh Estelle, leader for Google Translate's front-end and mobile engineering, had a few statistics to share about the service during a talk about it. Ray Kurzweil Joins Google In Full-Time Engineering Director Role; Will Focus On Machine Learning, Language Processing. Famed inventor, entrepreneur, author, and futurist Ray Kurzweil announced this afternoon that he has been hired by search engine giant Google as a director of engineering focused on machine learning and language processing. He starts this upcoming Monday, according to a report issued on his website. It’s unclear whether he’ll be working at Google full-time or on a consulting basis, and whether he’ll be working from the Mountain View, California headquarters or his longtime base in Massachusetts.

Behind The Screen.avi. Category:Google acquisitions. Laurent Alexandre : "La stratégie secrète de Google apparaît…". Google+ refuse un anonymat pourtant salutaire. Why Google makes the perfect ISP. Google has been talking about its prototype fiber network for over two years now. After a lengthy selection process, Kansas City in both Missouri and Kansas were selected, and the specifics have finally been announced. As expected, the service sounds like an amazing deal on the face of it. Google. Google Lets Photographer Into Secretive Data Centers, Beautiful Photos Ensue. Look around on the web, and you’ll find plenty of photographs of Google’s colorful offices in Mountain View (AKA the Googleplex) and around the world. Finding images shot from inside the company’s tightly-guarded data centers is much harder, since only a handful of employees are allowed to roam the spaces where the “web lives.”

However, Google recently invited photographer Connie Zhou inside a number of its high-tech data centers. Gorgeous photographs resulted — images that show incredible scale, mind-numbing repetition, and quirky colors. Google, la machine à penser. Google + devrait s’enamourer des Pearltrees-like ou l’avenir du shopping drag and drop. Category:Google services. PEUT-ON FAIRE CONFIANCE A GOOGLE ? Google Censorship - How It Works. GoogleWatchBlog - Tägliche News rund um Google, YouTube, Android und Co. Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million. Google Sucks - Google-Sucks.org. Le mystère des pages manquantes de Google résolu. Google Penalty World.