With over a billion hours of video watched daily, YouTube is one of the largest and most influential content platforms of the modern day. It’s algorithm, while flawed, is regarded as one of the best at determining what its users want to see, consistently delivering new and interesting videos.

However, one thing Google doesn’t (yet) consider is the habits, mood, and free time of their users. It’s quite a common occurrence for a long video to be recommended when users may only have a few minutes on hand. A podcast that shows up while in the mood for spectacle, a…

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