Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Google Is Adding Live Updates to Searches - NYTimes.com

In case you were wondering, you are indeed part of the information in Google’s mission (“to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful”)

Google introduced several other products at its event on Monday. The most ambitious, called Google Goggles, allows people to send Google a cellphone photograph of, say, a landmark or a book, and have information about the contents of the image returned to them instantly.

The technology has one potentially provocative use: someone could conceivably send Google a photo of a person — if they fail to remember an acquaintance’s name, for example — and get enough information about him or her to avoid an awkward encounter.

Google Is Adding Live Updates to Searches - NYTimes.com

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