Monday, February 8, 2010

Google translator phone; CNN interviews Google policy analyst

An article in the Australian Herald Sun (and noted in the Beyond Search blog) states that within a few years Google will have a working translator phone. Yes, you heard right. You speak English, and the guy on the other end hears Mandarin (or French or...). This is, as Beyond Search noted, a very Star Trek-y advance in communications.

In other news, CNN interviewed Derek Slater, a policy analyst at Google about universality of access and the benefits of improving broadband in the U.S.

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