Evan Selinger reflects on Jibo and Apple’s QuickType. According to him external recommendation systems carry the danger in them that we’ll outsource our decision-making: “I worry we’ll be tempted to rely on it—and similar technologies—even when the recommendations aren’t perfect and even if, at times, they seem redundant. We’re susceptible to determining the output is good enough without fully considering whether frequent use disciplines us to become predictable, facsimiles of ourselves.”

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