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Google To Collect Genetic And Molecular Info From Thousands

Google To Collect Genetic And Molecular Info From Thousands

By Chris Crum July 25, 2014

Google is reportedly set to collect genetic and molecular information from thousands of people (it’s already done so with 175) to get a better picture of human health. This is according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, …

Google Glass Pre-Orders Available at Google I/O Google Glass Pre-Orders Available at Google I/O

Google left no stone unturned during today’s Google I/O keynote presentation. In addition to announcing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the new Nexus 7 tablet, Sergey Brin showed up to show off his pet project, Google Glass. Brin put on …

Google Chimes in on Cat-Finding Computers Google Chimes in on Cat-Finding Computers

This morning we brought you the story of Andrew Ng and the 16,000-core neural network that was able to decipher on its own what a cat is from thousands of pictures taken from YouTube videos. This afternoon, Google has chimed …

Google X's First Computer Brain Loves Lolcats Google X's First Computer Brain Loves Lolcats
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If you were an internet and tech company building a replication of the human brain using 1,000 computers, of course the first thing you would train that robo-brain to recognize would be cats. Didn’t you know that’s why the internet …

Google Glass Public Demos Shown in San Francisco Google Glass Public Demos Shown in San Francisco
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Despite reports that the Google Glass headsets are only a prototype, Google co-founder Sergey Brin stated last week that he hopes Glass will be available to consumers by next year. It looks as if Brin’s timetable is on schedule, as …

Google Glass Hopefully Out Next Year, Says Brin Google Glass Hopefully Out Next Year, Says Brin

Despite showing the headsets off quite a bit, Google has been very protective of who it lets wear Google Glass. It seems the company is opening up more about the technology though. Last week Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder, allowed several …

Google Glass Video Demonstrates Trampolining Google Glass Video Demonstrates Trampolining

For something that’s just a prototype, Google sure is showing off its Project Glass headsets quite a bit. From public television to Google’s CEO, the company is using Glass to shore up its futurist credentials. Yesterday, Google co-founder Sergey Brin …

Google Driverless Car Bill Passes California Senate Google Driverless Car Bill Passes California Senate
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It seems that Google is continuing to impress lawmakers with its autonomous vehicle technology. The California Senate has unanimously passed (37-0) a bill regulating autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The bill will now head to the California State Assembly, …

Google Glass Not Yet Augmented Reality Google Glass Not Yet Augmented Reality

We’ve all seen the parodies. More than we can count, at this point. Still, all the attention Google’s Glass project has gotten can be interpreted as giddy excitement for the cyborg-vision we’ve all wanted since childhood. It’s sad, then, to …

Google Patents Google Glass Frame Designs Google Patents Google Glass Frame Designs
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For those who still think Google’s Glass project is simply an experiment, a joke, or a public relations stunt, today brings even more evidence that the augmented reality glasses are real. Google has been granted three different patents (1, 2, …

Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an autonomous vehicle license to Google. The license is the first of its kind, and will allow Google to test its self-driving cars on Nevada roadways. It was announced in February …

Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose
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Sebastian Thrun, founder of Google X, sat with Charlie Rose this week to talk about the Google Glass Project. Thrun also taked about other projects he is involved in including artificial intelligence research, Google’s self-driving cars, and Udacity, his free …

Google's Future Glasses Revealed as Project Glass Google's Future Glasses Revealed as Project Glass
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Google unveiled something awesome today, or at least the concept of something awesome. We’ve been hearing about the Google glasses for a while now, but now there’s a video: On the Project Glass Google+ Page, Google says, “We think technology …

Google Solve For X Event: The Presentations [Videos] Google Solve For X Event: The Presentations [Videos]

It was discovered that Google quietly hosted an event last week called “Solve For X” where smart people gathered to discuss technology and solutions for real world problems. One particularly interesting element to the story was that Richard DeVaul, of …

Solve For X Event Tied To Google X, Google’s “Secret Robot Lab” Solve For X Event Tied To Google X, Google’s “Secret Robot Lab”
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Google’s Richard DeVaul, who goes by the title, “Rapid Evaluator (mad scientist)” posted on Google+: The “solve for x” conference continues to be really interesting. Today we have had talks on transforming education, 5x improvements in agriculture through better decision …

Is Google X All About Highly Intelligent Robots? Is Google X All About Highly Intelligent Robots?
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UPDATE: The thread still exists as do the comments, but the original post has been removed. The post was up for less than two hours. It also appears to be unable to be found via search on reddit. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: …

Google X: What Kind of Robot Future Does Google Have Lined Up? Google X: What Kind of Robot Future Does Google Have Lined Up?

Google is working on top secret robot stuff, according to a report. The New York Times put out a piece about a “top secret lab in an undisclosed Bay Area location where robots run free”. It’s called Google X, and …