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Old 12th April 2006, 20:27   #46
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Very very interesting point Samurai!
Now let me make a crazy point. If we keep going in this direction, eventually all the knowledge will be in huge databases and humans will only know how to access them. All skill based work will be taken over by robots (see I-Robot movie). The machines will have all the knowledge and they will eventually realize they don't need us. Then we will have Judgement Day! Terminators will be sent out...

Hmm, now I understand how the Terminator series movies were conceived, the story writer was quite ahead of his time.
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Now let me make a crazy point. If we keep going in this direction, eventually all the knowledge will be in huge databases and humans will only know how to access them.
Ahh Samurai... other things will develop too!

Humans will be able to access those huge databases on the fly via wireless implants (kinda like in the matrix how they make the operator download instructions to them about how to fly a helicopter or ride a ducati). So in a sense, those huge databases will be within everyone.
Also with bionics etc any human will be capable of amazing dexterity and therefore will be able to do any skill based work they desire, themselves.

I guess there are endless possibilities and arguements for the future that stands before us!

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where are we heading?
See this
http://pandorabots.com/pandora/talk?...d922d97e345aa1
During the chat the following was said....
Human: you are a dumb robot, I am an intelligent human
ALICE: I will remember you said that when robots take over the World.


can't stop laughing.....

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While google has made a great difference in our lives, I sometime wonder about the long term effect. Having knowledge is slowly getting replaced by Having access to knowledge.
I see this article making the same point...

Why Google Is Making Us Dumber
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Search engines rule ... at least for consultants. Google is the leader and so far I have not found anything better. Plus their other products are pretty cool as well.

OT, but try the following search engines :

hakia.com
chacha.com
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How I wish that there was a google in real life as well, which I can find out lost keys, remote controls, papers....

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That may not be quite so far fetched as you imagine! ever heard of spimes?
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The discussion is slowly turning into "should we live without google" ?

Man will try to use and extract as much as possible and will finally lead to extinction .See where are we in mater of 100 years we have completely cooked up the planet and reports suggest if not protected in 8 years ,we have to find a new earth . Sorry for the OT .
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i use google maybe two or three times a day but i use wikipedia a lot more.
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where are we heading?
See this
A. L. I. C. E. The Artificial Linguistic Internet Computer Entity - chatbot - chat bot - chatterbots - verbots - natural language - chatterbot - bot - chat robot - chat bots - AIML - take a Turing Test - Loebner Prize - Chatterbox Challenge - enterta
During the chat the following was said....
Human: you are a dumb robot, I am an intelligent human
ALICE: I will remember you said that when robots take over the World.


can't stop laughing.....
ahh, yes, alice is very entertaining indeed.
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Live Search by Microsoft is also as good as google sometimes but leads to different results.
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We used it to distribute office documents, personal info, images (of all kinds...)
Ooh, makes me wonder!
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. All skill based work will be taken over by robots (see I-Robot movie). The machines will have all the knowledge and they will eventually realize they don't need us. Then we will have Judgement Day! Terminators will be sent out...
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Watching too many movies are we samurai san..???

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Happy B'day Professor Google! You are prolly the only prof on earth who never hates quizzing you!
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If we keep going in this direction, eventually all the knowledge will be in huge databases and humans will only know how to access them.
Access to vast knowledge will aid further innovation.
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The machines will have all the knowledge and they will eventually realize they don't need us. Then we will have Judgement Day!
Similar analogy is the advent of steam engine, which surpassed human physical strength by huge magnitude. With its strength, it could have whacked humans out of this planet. But that has not happened.

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Could we live without Google?
Yes you can. Google or any search engine is just an aid. BTW, car is an aid too. But without that aid transport would not be convenient.
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Happy B'day Professor Google! You are prolly the only prof on earth who never hates quizzing you!
@WWW, Bro you revived a 8 year old thread .

Coming to the question. Yes,I can live without Google.

Now my POV : Its an aid which makes things a little simpler and it will not make us dumb <B>Only</B> if are wise enough to prevent ourselves from getting addicted to the comfort that Google provides. I mean, the ill effect starts when people start googling for anything and everything whereas the information could be had just by talking to a colleague or a friend.
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What I hate about google is that everyone does not get same results!
The search results are personalized!
http://dontbubble.us/
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