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The Cloud: Read This Short Passage

By - September 18, 2008

From a Google Blog Post:

Thus, computer systems will have greater opportunity to learn from the collective behavior of billions of humans. They will get smarter, gleaning relationships between objects, nuances, intentions, meanings, and other deep conceptual information. Today’s Google search uses an early form of this approach, but in the future many more systems will be able to benefit from it.



The context is here, but honestly. Read that. Think about it.


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4 thoughts on “The Cloud: Read This Short Passage

  1. James Gross says:

    The machine is using us.

  2. Mac Delaney says:

    eash….

  3. Tomi Itkonen says:

    Interesting times ahead, yes. I would like to see something come from a three guys in a garage on this space.

    Reminds me of the Wired article: The End of Theory.

    http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/16-07/pb_theory

    Given massive amounts of data, one doesn’t need models anymore.

    Eh, in the future intelligent cloud-powered GoogleBots comment on blogs with insightful comments. ;)

  4. mdh says:

    Well, we can rest assured our new overlords will have one flaw. They’ll be blind… you know… fap fap fap.