Google To Develop A Search Engine That Reads Your Mind
Jul 20, 2010 12:01
In an attempt to take over the world.. ahem, we mean the internet (there's a difference?) developers at Google are attempting to create a new search engine that delivers search results to its users even before they know that they want the information.
Amit Singhal, one of Google's veteran search algorithm engineers, describes how the search engine second-guesses users' needs well ahead of time, calling it "searching without searching," he said at a briefing at Google's London headquarters yesterday.
If this isn't a sign of the apocalypse, then I don't know what is!