Google aiming high for large-scale AI

Here’s some news that confirms long held suspicions – Google are working on developing large scale artificial intelligence, according to Larry Page. How much of this is big talk and boosterism remains to be seen, but if the talk of AI as an emergent phenomenon has any truth to it, Google are the most likely folk to throw the right switches.


In more mundane news from the world of the Big G, they’ve added a whole bunch of new NASA data layers to Google Earth.