Google Goals Wants Us to Make Time for Ourselves. It May do the Oppostie.

With Goals in Google Calendar you too can do planks in the park while a duck stands on your back for some reason. Google On Wednesday, Google announced an addition to its calendar service. The new feature, called Goals, uses machine learning algorithms to help you find time for activities you’ve been meaning to try but never get around to actually attempting. Goals invites you to describe commitments you’d like to make: The charming introductory video proposes possibilities such as “do yoga three times a week” or “practice Spanish.” It then tries to find holes in your schedule and prods you to actually put your intentions into practice.  Goals is the descendent of Timeful, an app that Google purchased last May. As Will Oremus explained shortly after the sale, Timeful aspired “to do for each…


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