Smarter algorithms, smarter defaults

Instead of showing the user an alert that something might not work, maybe we can build a smarter algorithm. Instead of asking the user to make a choice up front, maybe we can set a smart default and see if there is high demand after launch for more customization.

Rebecca Rolfe on the Google Chrome team, interviewed in The Badass Women of Chrome’s Security Team in Refinery29.

(More on making decisions, not options.)

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Andrew Nacin

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