I love the idea of gathering another layer of information to make better recommendations ! Apart from the questions Alyssa Karnes asked, another challenge this could face would be that a lot of users wouldn’t give that extra information all the time — (Working out, Working etc).

In that case, the new system model is built on partial information and will end up prioritizing some parts of the experience more than other.

Also, some people just don’t want to engage with their devices as much. So, spotify would have different system design for different brackets of users.

Would love to explore how these challenges can be overcome.

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