Does Netflix chill our free will? Computer scientists investigate

It’s a scenario many of us are familiar with: You sit down on the couch after a long day at work and turn on Netflix. A trailer for a show you’ve never heard of automatically starts playing on your home screen, and you notice it has the red “top 10” sticker over it. You think to yourself, “I’ll give it one episode, and then I’ll go to bed.” But before you know it, the next episode is being queued to play, and you can’t stop it quick enough. Now that the opening scene has started, you decide one more episode won’t hurt.

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