QuickType Poems

I got a new iphone and for every word I type, it suggests three words that I can choose next. Eventually, QuickType will learn my texting patterns, and, for every situation, it will suggest words that I have used in similar contexts. So if I’m not careful, I will become a caricature of myself. For now, I think, I’m a blank slate. And yet, even before I had finished typing a single word into my new phone, QuickType was already trying to put words in my virtual mouth. Where does QuickType get its initial corpus? From people’s texts, I assumed. … Read More