Tag: fiction

Shopping experiment

The experimenter sits me down on a desk chair with a forced smile. It spins and creaks slightly under my weight. She begins to explain the procedure and I’m distracted by her accent, unable to place it, East European, perhaps? What I’m here for is simple enough; a consumer insight programme designed by a group of probably conglomerate-funded Masters students […]
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“Thank you for coming to speak to us today.” “Of course; we came right away, you said it was urgent.” “Quite right. I’ll get straight to it. Jemima has been coming here for close to a year now, and we have captured some very concerning data.” “What do you mean?” “Well, our AI emotion detection software has noted some serious […]
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