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Turning on Project Loon in Puerto Rico

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Testing in the Australian skies

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How Project Loon's smart software learned to sail the winds

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Managing traffic in the skies

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Moonshot thinking in machine learning: Applied AI takes flight

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One of the most difficult challenges our teams wrestle with is the absence of a playbook for their projects.“

Drawing up a flight plan for moonshots

Medium
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Free Space Optical Communications

Delivering connectivity to a remote village in India for the very first time.

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Moonshots don't begin with brainstorming clever answers. They start with the hard work of finding the right questions.“

Google X and the Science of Radical Creativity

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A Peek Inside the Moonshot Factory

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Inside robotics at X

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Graduation Day: Introducing Chronicle

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A new approach to connectivity

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From kiteboard to energy kite

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The culture of the lab supports the idea of failure, and even hands out bonuses when teams agree that it’s time to give up on something.“

Why Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory Killed Off A Brilliant Carbon-Neutral Fuel

Fast Company
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How chasing after nothing accelerates innovation

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The hot and cool of innovation in geothermal energy

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Introducing Dandelion

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So in 1885, Karl Benz invented the automobile. Later that year, he took it out for the first public test drive, and — true story — crashed into a wall.“

How a driverless car sees the road

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They Promised Us Jet Packs. They Promised the Bosses Profit.

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“We're Hoping to Build the Tricorder”

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Living in modern times: Why we worry about new technology and what we can do about it

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