We may not have flying cars (yet), or robots that serve our every needs, but Google is championing at least one technology that could change the world as we know it, and bring the hopes of so much science fiction to reality.
Google has released their 2011 retrospective video, looking back on the year that was with searches, video and images from some of the year's biggest events.
Hey, Picasa, I love you - you know that? We've had a great relationship and aside from your tendency to totally hog my resources, I appreciate what you do. But you know what would be nice? If you didn't pick up on every out of focus, blurry face from my entire 200 Gb collection of photos.