Continued from Google to Communicate with Dead
Did Moses feel any remorse about having a tantrum and smashing two perfectly divine tablets?
And when you talk code, who better to dialog with than DaVinci?(url) Let’s get these mysteries solved and get Dan Brown .”
Was Einstein on the money with E=mc2? Ask him. Maybe he’s had second thoughts. Oh, Wait! Didn’t he leave his brain down here in a jar?
“Basically,” Google person added, “Wikipedia will become little more than a cyber thrift shop of second hand information once Google Dead is born.”
“We see our new program as being most helpful to faculty and staff in higher education. They’ve been asking the same questions for hundreds of years. Now, maybe they can get answers and actually make some progress in the whole business of teaching and running colleges.”
Google also hopes someone will answer the great 20th century question: Is Elvis really dead?
Is the project too ambitious? “Look, it only took us a few years to organize the world,” Google person said. ” Communication with the dead is such an obvious next step. The project has really taken on a life of its own.”
Asked if they’re not stepping over the bounds, the spokesperson just smiled. “Google has never known bounds.”
The spokesman wouldn’t confirm the rumor that the company will seek out Jerry Garcia for a theme song.
Google’s next project is to map Heaven and Hell.
I’ll talk about it in the next blog.
When Google Dead is up, who is the one person you’d most like to communicate with. What question would you ask? What would you hope the answer would be?