The Wall Street Journal | Google’s Ray Kurzweil envisions new era of search

February 13, 2014

Source: The Wall Street Journal — February 4, 2014 | Steve Rosenbush

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Within five to eight years, search engines will start to appear much more human-like, according to Google Inc. engineering chief Ray Kurzweil.

They will respond to long and complex questions, understand the meaning of the documents that they are searching, and be on the look-out for information they think might be useful to people. [...]