Kyle Chayka

staff writer for The New Yorker and author of the book “Filterworld: How Algorithms Flattened Culture”

Contributing writer at the New Yorker and author of “The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism”

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In “Filterworld,” author Kyle Chayka examines how algorithms built into apps like Instagram, Spotify, and Netflix dictate our choices and erode our individual taste.

‘Deadening rather than personal’: Algorithms are flattening art and culture

In “Filterworld,” author Kyle Chayka examines how algorithms built into apps like Instagram, Spotify, and Netflix dictate our choices and erode our individual taste.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Minimalism is the hot trend these days.

The history and practice of minimalism

Minimalism is the hot trend these days.

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Minimalism is the hot trend these days.

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Minimalism is the hot trend these days.

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