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There’s a right way and a wrong way to use your phone’s autocorrect, says the person who invented it. Ken Kocienda, former Principal Engineer of iPhone Software for Apple and author of the new book Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs, led the team creating the first software keyboard for the first release of iOS. And he says that it’s possible to get too aggressive with autocorrect.


When was the last time autocorrect made your life easier? Reach back in your memory and try to conjure up a time that autocorrect really nailed it.

I know we only notice technology when it's not working, but if you can't think of one, it's time to accept that autocorrect is bad.


iOS: There are a few ways you can fix the iPhone's helpful, but sometimes annoying, autocorrect feature. Unsurprisingly Apple's software ebbs towards somewhat puritanical word choices -- like "duck" when you meant something else.