Google X, The Top Secret Lab Where Google Imagine The Future. An undisclosed location, anonymous sources in a place named ‘top-secret-lab‘ somewhere in the Bay Area, a handful of employees into confidence: this laboratory is ‘run like the CIA‘, said a person familiar with the matter.
And for good reason: the concepts are developed far beyond the heart of Google’s business: unmanned vehicles, light bulbs remote-controlled robots and space elevators (sic) are some of the puzzles in which the floor Google X engineers. The New York Times has just lifted the veil on one of the best kept secrets of Google: Google X laboratory.
Scientists among the brightest in the world in areas such as robotics, artificial intelligence, automation and human-computer relationships come together in this laboratory. The article also tells us, at the turn of a line, as Google is serious about engaging in the industrial production of the car without driver.
Unlikely to see these concepts on the market in the short-term … With the exception of one, which should be sold by the end of the year. None of the journalists’ sources was willing to say more. source: The New York Times