Quick Hits, Week 6
John Udell, It’s Time to Engineer Some Filter Failure
Udell argues that our social media platforms, because they’re interested in tailoring content to us, have the side-effect of narrowing our worldviews, only exposing us to ideas that we already like or agree with.
Jason Fagone, The Construction of a Twitter Aesthetic
The New Yorker takes a look at @NeinQuarterly, and how it led its author to a different writing style. A nice example of how genre and medium affect the ways we write and put ideas together.