A long article in TIME magazine this week on Google’s roadmap for voice recognition / voice-controlled services on everyday platforms — such as phones, wrist-bands, smartcars, and perhaps even dolls and fridges. Robot cats, even. Sadly, TIME remarks that…

At the product meetings where Google plans out the future of its search products, the desktop is rarely discussed.”

Let’s hope that’s because their ‘new product’ marketeers are confident that desktop keyword search is still being steadily advanced, and by the world’s best techies, somewhere far below them in the Google-bunkers.