I appreciate the way the YouTube Music ‘Discover’ algorithm cautiously proffers new new genres to see if I’m into them. This week it thinks I might like ‘songs that aren’t from musical theatre but sound like they could be’ and ‘songs about zombies’.
Me: Shall we get dressed so we can go outside?
Rory: No. Want to not go outside. Want to hide under the duvet.
The voice of the nation.
Sometimes Google Photos gives me a notification that says ‘New memory for you’ and I can’t help but worry my past is being retroactively constructed by Google’s AI