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The horrifying (and fictional) wonders of Google Island

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At this week's Google I/O, many were surprised to hear CEO Larry Page muse about "set[ting] aside part of the world" for technological experiments. Wired's Mat Honan has the most imaginative take on the comments so far, with a piece that lands somewhere between thought experiment and fan fiction. He describes a trip to Google Island, where Larry and Sergei have done away with laws in favor of unbridled technological progress. It's a land of opt-out nudity, tentacle porn, and swarms of robotic spiders — showing off the best and worst of Google's engineering-first mentality. Don't worry: this is just the developer model.