A framework for rethinking the relationship between people and digital tools. The last decade has brought a steady wave of commercial applications of artificial intelligence for personal use. From recommendations in film and music platforms, to health trackers and chatbots, digital products built using AI promise to make our lives easier, better, more seamless. However there is a flip side to this shiny coin. Complex computation has significantly accelerated the “blackboxing” of technologies, ie. the obfuscation of the internal mechanisms of technological systems and devices.