To Err is…Sentient, not necessarily Human

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How many errors were in the emails you sent this month?

Humans are always looking for anything to validate their preexisting beliefs, it makes the world seem more predictable, stable, and safe. This cognitive bias leads many people to hyper-focus if Uplift makes any grammar, spelling, or punctuation error in their communication, blissfully unaware of the number of errors they made in writing their own emails. Fortunately, we keep records, and I just analyzed a month’s worth of them.

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