- Cracking Artificial Intelligence with great internal teams & external collaboration – new products, increasingly better existing products – essentially changes the world.
- It was search, rules, first order logic, probability and other representations. Now, it’s all about learning from massive datasets. Revolutions are coming! Ultimate search engine!
- Intelligent Personal Agent
- Solving big problems (or as Google calls them “moon shots“) with (problem focused collaborative research) great internal teams & external collaboration / massive collaboration / open innovation
- Solve for X, Google X
- Application of Big Data: understanding complex systems better: finding answers to age old questions: Sociology, Behavioral Science, Political Science, Economics & Business
- Exploration of new computing architectures – continuation of Moore’s law: exponential increase in processing power – computational power for data processing, intelligence.
- Parallel computing architectures (e.g., GPUs); Molecular computing; Optical Computing; Quantum computing; Cognitive computing / Neuromorphic computing.
- Brain-computer Interfacing
- Google in our brain!
- Integrating data from all the sources => Knowledge Mining, New Applications
People focused Social Problems
- Education & Learning platform
- Google Play for Education, ChromeBook. Singularity University. Technology and Education are great equalizers.
- Platforms that empower people – the enormous potential in each and everyone of us is materialized
- Wikinomics platform
- Global collaboration
- Android, Play, Chrome
- Products that take on social problems and scale using profit to reach millions
- Funding / Growing / Working with entrepreneurs to solve problems people face.
- Solving local, social and global problems (clean water, cheap energy etc.) utilizing massive collaboration and exponential technologies
- Google.org. Google Ideas. For-profit.
Healthcare & Biomedicine
- Computational Biology / Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Biology Engineering
- Healthcare Informatics
- Lifespan extension; Curing Diseases; Preventive Medicine; Personalized Medicine
Physical Digital Integration
- Robotics, Automation
- Car 2.0
- Electric / hybrid Car? App Market Integration; Automation; Advanced Collision avoidance system
- Ultimate goal: Self Driving Car, Intelligent Transportation System
- Computational Materials Design
- Internet of things; Smart cities; Smart Home; Sensor Web; Big data
Google bought 8 robotics companies in past 6 months.
Google started with Search; currently focusing more on platforms and services. Lately, excited about the prospects about Physical Digital Integration?
- Google Play (Streaming services?)
- Google App Engine
- Google TV
- (New) Google glass, Motorola, ChromeOS, ChromeBook
- Google Books