Google in recent months has shown off plans to transform itself from a search engine into a telepathic algorithm that can deliver you information you’ll need without even asking for it. Technology Review’s Tom Simonite reports that Google’s latest venture into this realm involves delivering users information that they never thought to ask about in the first place. Simonite, who personally took part in Google’s latest experiment, says that once a day he’d receive a text message from Google asking him what he wanted “to know recently” but never thought of typing into a search engine. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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