I read Feed in high school and found it interesting, but when I read it again in 2019, it was amazing. This review gets at why the book is so good—and important. Maybe it’s time for me to visit it again.
link to ‘M.T. Anderson’s ‘Feed’ Remains Frustratingly Prescient | WIRED’
Lots in here that reminds me of Watters’s comments on personalization.
link to ‘Personalized Learning Debates Put Too Much Emphasis on Technology, School Leaders Say’
YouTube is a great way to talk about personalization algorithms. On one hand, it’s quite good at what it does. On the other, that often leads to my watching more YouTube than I meant to, and I resent it for that.