Mat Honan’s review of the Pixel 3 is as much a critique of smartphones in general as it is a review of Google’s latest. “This is a great phone. I highly recommend it. But it’s no longer totally clear to me that the information systems we’ve built to help us navigate life are net beneficial to society. I mean, I think they are. But, Jesus. Jesus. What’s happening to us?” (That being said, I’d love for Apple to add that call screening feature to iOS.) Via
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