Futuristic # 10
Google X – A state of the facility where they invest in people and their failed attempts. By encouraging project members to be exploratory and be responsibly irresponsible Google hopes to deliver technology in a way that makes your life easier, so that you go do more living.
Google X is located a half mile from Google’s corporate headquarters, the Googleplex, in Mountain View, California. Work at the lab is overseen by Sergey Brin, one of Google’s co-founders, and by scientist and entrepreneur Astro Teller.
At the complex there are dozens of projects pertaining to future technologies such as a self-driving car, Google glass, contact lenses that monitor glucose in tears, internet service via balloons in the stratosphere ,a neural network that uses semi-supervised learning.