The Wikimedia Foundation has received the largest donation in the current fundraising campaign, which was launched this week. Half a million dollars came from the charitable fund of Brin Wojcicki Foundation, created by Sergey Brin and his wife Anne Wojcicki.
The money will be a significant contribution to the common fund. The grants and donations are the main source of existence for Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. The money comes from the users, they usually donate about 5-10 euro. Fortunately, some people can part with a greater amount of money.
Google has a secret laboratory that even many employees do not know about, where the new projects are being developed, and their description sounds like a sci-fi movie. The New York Times tells about this in its article.
The laboratory was located somewhere in the area of San Francisco Bay, where the brightest Google’s engineers are working on dozens of the projects. This is the place where your refrigerator could be connected to the Internet, and it will order the food, when it ends. Your plate could message in a social network what you eat, and your PA robot could go to the office while you are in your pajamas at home.