"How tall is that tower in front of you? What’s the name of a river you’re near? What time does a store you’re looking at close? Google’s new “location-aware” search can answer questions like these, even if you yourself don’t know the exact name of something you’re near.[WATCH] Google's Amazing Location-Aware Search Finds Answers About Nearby Places
Google demonstrated the feature at our SMX Paris search marketing event yesterday. It’s relatively new, having been released several weeks ago both for Android and for those using the Google Search App on iOS. But Google never made a formal announcement about it, so few have known you can do this type of searching, until now."
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
[WATCH] Google's Amazing Location-Aware Search Finds Answers About Nearby Places (Search Engine Land)
On a related note, see The Future of Computers Is the Mind of a Toddler (BloombergBusiness)