"central and evolving structural unit not only of the architecture of cyberspace, but of the world."
"Is he saying that when we search for dinner recommendations, Google might recommend a movie instead? If our genie recommended the movie, I imagine we’d go, intrigued. If Google did that, I imagine, we’d bridle, then begin our next search."
They had their many eyes, certainly, but they didn’t constitute a single multiplex eye for the entire human species.
As you go from the search box [to the next phase of Google], you really want to go from syntax to semantics, from what you typed to what you meant. And that's basically the role of [Artificial Intelligence]. I think we will be the world leader in that for a long time.