Answers to questions, that's all Google wants to serve users.
Google's recent video, "The Evolution of Search in Six Minutes," dives into how the company went from a research project in 1996 to where it's heading next, with more and more answers.
Universal results -- marrying all types of content -- has been refined to the point of almost seamless user engagement. Their Quick Answers feature even predicts what we're searching for (real-time sports scores, as an example).
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Voice search and searching by image have also come online recently, with an elegant new phone app to help things along.
The goal? To build the Star Trek computer: Walk up, ask it a complex, multipart question that might involve editorializing or opinion and get an answer. Fast.
As a company, though, what Google's done in its short life is damned impressive, illustrated here with a timeline from their official blog.