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Old 06-17-2009, 04:23 PM
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Default Is Google a Skynet predecessor?

I love Google! It's basically the greatest search engine/multimedia/Web company in the history of the world. However, a line that often comes up among my friends and I is that Google is Skynet. It just amazes me how they have amassed such great collections of digital data (books, video, the Web itself, mapping, etc.) Does anyone see Google someday developing a self-aware computer system that could pull up any info you can think of? Could that tech evolve into the Terminator's Skynet?

If not Skynet, perhaps Google will develop HAL from 2001?
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Old 06-17-2009, 05:14 PM
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Or did google turn into the Borg because its Web bop evolved into a species that was hungry for info..
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Actually, Google could be considered a first generation Colossus: The Forbin Project.
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Actually, Google could be considered a first generation Colossus: The Forbin Project.
I just watched that a week ago or so. Great stuff!
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