VIKIthumbWhen you perform a Google search and an answer appears alongside the list of results, this tidbit of goodness comes thanks to the company’s Knowledge Graph. It provides much of the brainpower for Google Now, pulling down information from a variety of sources such as the CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia. The thing is, Google thinks it’s still too dumb, so the search giant has already started working on something better.

Google’s ‘Knowledge Vault’ Can Teach Itself The Answers To Your Questions, May Drastically Improve Google Now was written by the awesome team at Android Police.