by Malcolm Rowe

The Omnipotent Google Toolbar

I’ve become a little concerned about some of the advances we appear to have been making in machine learning here at Google. Judging from recent experiences, we’re close to experiencing a technological singularity in machine intelligence.

Judge for yourself. Here’s what I saw when I was filling out an HR survey recently:

Please tell us how many interviews were conducted (including phone
interviews): [    ]
[Your Google Toolbar can fill this in for you. Select AutoFill.]

And I, for one, welcome our new toolbar overlords…