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[FC] The Truth About Google X

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http://www.fastcompany.com/3028156/united-states-of-innovation/the-google-x-factor
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Google X is situated at the edge of the Google campus, housed mostly in a couple of three-story red-brick buildings. The lab has no sign in front, just as it has no official website ("What would we put on the website, anyway?" Teller asks).

Space elevators, teleportation, hoverboards, and driverless cars: The top-secret Google X innovation lab opens up about what it does--and how it thinks

One of the best written articles of 2014. Hands down.

It's absolutely fascinating seeing what they're doing and how they're doing it. eek.gif
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Ah yes, that which I spoke of a few years ago is now beginning to come out just as I said it would. I love it. We're finally movin' on up, to the East side, to that deeeeeeluxe apartment in the sky-hai.

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So...if I build a helicopter in my garage I can get in there too? Or do I have to one up them and get a functioning hover board?

Cool stuff.
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Very cool stuff and indeed and a very well written article as well. Thanks for posting!
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they surely have the means to try pretty much whatever they want, so more power to them.

I hope they come out with driverless cars that work correctly.

there is honestly too many stupid people driving, I'd rather trust a computer.
I haven't even had my license for a year, and the stupidity I've seen in my small town just baffles me.
     
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Ah yes, that which I spoke of a few years ago is now beginning to come out just as I said it would. I love it. We're finally movin' on up, to the East side, to that deeeeeeluxe apartment in the sky-hai.

What flavor is that pie?
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they surely have the means to try pretty much whatever they want, so more power to them.

I hope they come out with driverless cars that work correctly.

there is honestly too many stupid people driving, I'd rather trust a computer.

So true lachen.gifthumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Sadmoto View Post

they surely have the means to try pretty much whatever they want, so more power to them.

I hope they come out with driverless cars that work correctly.

there is honestly too many stupid people driving, I'd rather trust a computer.

So true lachen.gifthumb.gif

In my town I'd take a decently trained chimpanzee.
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What flavor is that pie?

 

I'm not sure, but we finally got a piece of it.

 

Aw yeah. Movin' on up!

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i built a suppressor for one of my paintball markers in my garage, can i work at google X?
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