…next quarter’s numbers don’t really get you going. What might? Well, I’ve been on about this a lot in the past, but how about solving the Turing test? This Channel 4 piece (UK) covers Google’s European Zeitgeist conference. In the piece, Page is asked about what his ideal search engine would be: His answers: “The ultimate search engine would understand everything in the world,” Page says. “In computer science we call that Artificial Intelligence.”
More detail (much) here at the Memepunks blog.
Page and Schmidt are also asked about China, and privacy, and give the same answers they’ve given elsewhere. Save Page’s quote on waiting to go into China: “We took a principled stand for a long time….and all we did was lose marketshare.” Thanks KK.