“How much can Big Data actually tell you about your relationship? Can it predict, say, when you’re about to break up? And if you start to see pop-ups for ice cream, Kleenex, and dating sites, should you be concerned?” Vox: Can Alexa and Facebook predict the end of your relationship? (Related question: With Facebook and Alexa, who needs relationships?)

+ I’d ask you what you did over the holidays, but I already know. Netflix says over 45 million accounts watched Bird Box.

+ NYT: Our Favorite Facts of 2018. (I’m just glad someone still believes in facts…)