If you're running on Chrome browser, check out Google's latest Experiment project that visualizes the precise location of at least 100,000 stars in our Milky Way galaxy, using various imagery and data pulled from NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA). For your frame of reference, there are approximately 200 to 400 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
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16,000 linked Google computers, 10 million random YouTube thumbnail images, and more than a billion connections in between led to one result: the computers, without human guidance, learned what a cat is.
Google's attempt of simulating the human brain, with thousands of processors in conjunction with thinking software, discovered the house cat. It's a huge step forward in computing, and the best part is... it's learning.