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The post-platform internet

Thoughts on the state of the internet via Kyle Chayka, author of Filterworld: How Algorithms Flattened Culture.

Stephen Knezovich

We’re all in search of something else, an Internet that comes after these platforms, without their stifling homogeneity and inescapable commodification of attention. [...] The most important thing to keep in mind as we decide which new platforms to invest our time and energy into is that we should be seeking out control and stability in these spaces.”


Read This is curated by Stephen Knezovich. Each issue shares resources and insights to help writers launch, improve & grow their email newsletter. This issue links to a post by Kyle Chayka's (whose new book, Filterworld: How Algorithms Flattened Culture, just hit the top of my to-read pile).
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