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Jul 15, 2017

Google Earth could become the next great social network — By Brett Williams | Mashable

Posted by in categories: business, space

“Google Earth could become your next go-to platform to share a story in the not-so-distant future — but your posts won’t be restricted to a timeline like other, less terrestrially-focused social networks.”

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Jul 13, 2017

Will Self-Driving Cars Kill Your Job?

Posted by in categories: automation, business, driverless cars, drones, futurism, media & arts, robotics/AI, transportation

Self-driving cars are pretty cool. Really, who wouldn’t want to spend their daily commute surfing social media, chatting with friends or finishing the Netflix series they were watching at 4 am the night before? It all sounds virtually utopian. But what if there is a dark side to self-driving cars? What if self-driving cars kill the jobs? ALL the jobs?

In this video series, the Galactic Public Archives takes bite-sized looks at a variety of terms, technologies, and ideas that are likely to be prominent in the future. Terms are regularly changing and being redefined with the passing of time. With constant breakthroughs and the development of new technology and other resources, we seek to define what these things are and how they will impact our future.

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Jun 8, 2017

Artificial General Intelligence (AGI): Future A to Z

Posted by in categories: business, computing, cyborgs, engineering, ethics, existential risks, machine learning, robotics/AI, singularity

What is the ultimate goal of Artificial General Intelligence?

In this video series, the Galactic Public Archives takes bite-sized looks at a variety of terms, technologies, and ideas that are likely to be prominent in the future. Terms are regularly changing and being redefined with the passing of time. With constant breakthroughs and the development of new technology and other resources, we seek to define what these things are and how they will impact our future.

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Apr 10, 2017

Siri vs. Google Assistant: Pixar Artists Designing A Stronger Personality For The Latter: Report — By Rishabh Jain | International Business Times

Posted by in categories: media & arts, robotics/AI

“Google is set to give its artificial intelligence-based voice assistant, Google Assistant, a more robust personality.”

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Mar 26, 2017

Google’s Plan to Engineer the Next Silicon Valleys — By Sandra Upson | Backchannel

Posted by in category: business

Transporting the magic of Silicon Valley to other cities is a trope so old, and so beloved by government bureaucrats, that these days it hardly quickens the pulse.”

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Nov 11, 2016

BBC to debut virtual reality film The Turning Forest | BBC News

Posted by in categories: media & arts, virtual reality

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“The fairy tale will be made available for free on Daydream, Google’s mobile virtual reality product.”

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Jun 30, 2016

Google reveals Android N is named Nougat — By Emil Protalinski | VentureBeat

Posted by in category: mobile phones

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“N stands for Nougat.”

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Jun 1, 2016

Aimed at the big boys, India’s “Google tax” could end up hurting the small and vulnerable — By Suneera Tandon and Manu Balachandran | Quartz

Posted by in categories: internet, law

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“It’s been dubbed the Google tax, but it will likely hit every global internet company operating in India—and, in turn, the country’s fledgling startup and digital advertising ecosystems.”

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May 18, 2016

May 18th-20th Google I/O Developers Conference Live Feed

Posted by in categories: machine learning, virtual reality

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Today’s conference emphasizes virtual reality and machine learning.

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May 11, 2016

Alphabet Chairman Testifies in Oracle Suit Against Google — By Quentin Hardy | The New York Times

Posted by in category: law

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“Eric E. Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, may have unique insight into the multibillion-dollar lawsuit filed against his company by another Silicon Valley heavyweight, Oracle Corporation.”

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