Neil Fraser: Google = Multivac

In 1958 Isaac Asimov wrote a short story titled "All the Troubles of the World" (included in the collection "Nine Tomorrows"). It described a world transformed by Multivac, a giant all-knowing computer. Asimov died in 1992, a mere four years before Larry and Sergey started their project "to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful." Below are selected quotes from Asimov’s story (no spoilers), next to relevant imagery from Google.

via Neil Fraser: News: Google Multivac.

5 thoughts on “Neil Fraser: Google = Multivac

  1. Multivac would say:

  2. If google kept on its journey with the speed it is going I predict that the word internet will be replaced by google and internet will become a part of google.

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