CNN | Meet Google’s futurist-in-chief
June 27, 2014
CNN — June 27, 2014 | James O'Toole
At Google I/O he said we’ll be 3D printing clothing by 2020, and hopes to achieve “functional immortality” by uploading his consciousness to a computer.
He said supercomputers provide the processing power to match the calculations the brain makes each second. His team is trying to model hierarchical ideas.
Current search technology “is not fully modeling the ideas you have when you write,” he said. “That’s what we’d like to understand. You’d be able to dialog with your search engine, give it complex tasks and interact with it the way you would with a human.” [...]