it’s the algorithm, stupid!

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Tadashi Moriyama: iPhone Abyss, 2015

‘The Internet and then the devices and systems built on top of it have done something new and unsettling to the subjective experience of being human. In the face of fires and floods and Arctic heat waves, it has become untenable to deny that in the same span of time something has been damaged about the world in which people live. The social, political, and physical spheres have all entered a figuratively or literally hotter and more unstable state.’
Tom Scocca, How the awful stuff won

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