Google Psyche: Autocomplete for 'The Internet Is ...'

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Our evaluation: Fair enough, for the most part. (Cats, especially.) But: Boring?!?

Google Psyche is an exploration of the stories that the world's Internet searches tell. The company's autocomplete algorithm predicts the word a random web searcher is most likely to type next, providing a statistical probe for our collective consciousness.
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Megan Garber is a staff writer at The Atlantic. She was formerly an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab, where she wrote about innovations in the media.

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