Can Monoculture Survive the Algorithm?

“Art’s deepest impact comes when it is least expected. In contrast, algorithmic recommendations lead us down a path of pleasant monotony: a looming monoculture of the similar. To resist it, we should embrace obscurity, difficulty, diversity, and strangeness as just as important as recognizability or universality.”

Source: Vox
Published: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 25 minutes (6,455 words)
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