Go is designed to serve as a systems language, rather like C or C++, but it is extremely fast for development and for running speed in action. I'm going to talk with my developer friends to find out what they think about it. To me it sounds like a clever move.
BTW, the Norwegian Country Manager of Google is visiting Klosterøya on November 26th. Better not miss this opportunity ;-)
p.s. Did you know that there's an open source library available for ajax ASP.Net based development? And did you know it reduces time-to-market dramatically? My tip of the day.