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Leveraging Google Autocomplete for Research

You’ve probably noticed that when you type a query into Google, it will begin to automatically suggest possibilities to complete your search. This can be a real time saver, especially since it will often refer to your own search history. But there’s a lot going on under the hood when it comes to Google’s autocomplete, [...]

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Managing the Perils of Autocomplete

Have you ever sent a contact to the wrong person because of your email client’s autocomplete function? Do you have an embarrassing web address in your location bar’s autocomplete you wish you could delete? Have you ever sent an accidentally inappropriate text message thanks to autocorrect? These are all outcomes from the dangerous convenience of [...]

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