The Breakthroughs behind the Future of Search is Google's Knowledge Graph Technology – Patrick Wagner
Get the answers no matter what platform you are using.
Information from the Knowledge Graph is readily available on your desktop, tablet, as well as your smartphone. So wherever and whenever you choose to search on Google, you’ll find the answers you want are waiting at your fingertips.
This man has a great blog, I highly recommend that you visit him if you are just starting out.