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Google is finding more and more ways to integrate itself into nearly every aspect of our lives.

•, Megan Rose Dickey

Google has the largest search engine in the world, biggest video platform (YouTube), biggest web browser (Chrome), most-used email service (Gmail,) and the largest mobile operating system (Android).

What that all means is that Google essentially knows everything about us — be that what we search for, what ads we click on, what we write about, what we watch, and what apps we like.

Google's moonshot projects — like Google Glass and driverless cars — are merely the next steps in Google's quest to become a total knowledge company. Google's driverless cars mean the company will know your driving habits and where you like to go. With Glass, people can access information in real-time without having to check a phone. 

Google's recent acquisitions hint that it's about to go even further. It's moving toward knowing everything about us — not just in the online world, but also in the offline world.

Google is about to have satellites watching everything in near real-time.

Thanks to Google's $500 million acquisition of Skybox Imaging, Google has an all-seeing eye in the sky. Skybox Imaging has access to loads of high-resolution imagery and video of landscapes throughout the world.