You ask about Google’s future plans? It is so easy: Indexing All Sheep in the Universe, Crop Circles, and Micropayments
Apparently, there’s this huge whiteboard at the Googleplex that acts as a freely editable blueprint of the company’s masterplan. Anyone can contribute to it sort of like an old school wiki. The plan has ideas that range from wacky crop circles to possible like a child care “kinderplex” to very probable: micropayments.