Identifying your accompanist
What Companions are or should be will depend on what we want them to do for us. And this depends on what they can do for us. In the end, I shall argue that whether Companions should best be thought of, programmed and regulated as others, or as extensions of ourselves, is a tactical question. One path cwill simply be more effective than the other. Either way, it’s going to be all about us. To make a start let us switch to the second person: What can a Companion do for you?