Artificial Intelligence

Found out a cool, cool feature on Mozilla Firefox.

Type in a question at the title bar and it gives back the ‘answer’ a.k.a. closest search result. Certainly there is no Big Brother on the other side but it gives us the illusion.

While reading Guy Kawasaki‘s blog: (this result was the most amazing)
Who is linked to Guy Kawasaki?
There are about 600 of them.

Tell me how to use Microsoft Word
Learn by yourself.

Now the ultimate test:

Where is Isao’s blog?
In Brazil. Hmm…..

Welcome to the era portrayed in the movie Alien, where all you had to do is to type a sentence to access the computer.
The definition of computers in Hollowood, from movie cliches:

  • High-tech computers, such as those used by NASA, the CIA, or some such   governmental institution, will have easy to understand graphical   interfaces.
  • Those that don’t, have incredibly powerful text-bases command shells   that can correctly understand and execute commands typed in plain   english.