Google loves Canada
Google often creates a new homepage logo. They call them Doodles. They use them to celebrate the world. If you click on the Doodle it takes you on a search of what the Doodle represents. On Canada Day it shows Canadians a Canada Day Doodle; if you click on the Canada Day Doodle it takes you to a search of “Canada”. Check some out and have some fun; Canadians do laugh. Note: all of these were released by Google on July 1, different years
Artificial Intelligence; non-fictional; closer to reality than ever before
It’s coming closer than ever, the day humans sit while the creations do the work: the creation of AI. More than ever before humans are reliant on technology, non-humans that help them complete tasks.
If you’re reading this and you can imagine your life without email or the internet you’re rare (nothing against you). They might not be classified as AI but Smartphone systems and online advertising works in a way that is more human than ever before. They look at your patterns and realize what you’re you’re thinking; Facebook shows you ads based on your posts, searches, and interests; Google shows you ads of what you might like as your first results based on your search; Amazon shows you suggestions for what to buy based on your past purchases; Smartphones suggest words when you’re texting based on your past texts; their brains might be artificial but you can say that they are smart (aka Artificial Intelligence).
Self-driving; closer than ever before
Updated 28 November 2016
Cars. They’ve become a natural part of the human habitat; you see them on the road everyday. But there’s always someone behind the “wheel”. There they are, watching the road, looking at the traffic lights, looking out for the buses, making sure they don’t run over someone who decided to walk, and always making sure they don’t scratch the car driving next to them that has a driver too. Soon, the driver will become obsolete. The car will drive itself.