Think it’s time to get off social media? Then this is the reading list for you.
“The culture of negation inspires a taste for nothingness and glorifies numbness.”
This week, we’re sharing stories from Paul Kiel & Justin Elliot, Andy Greenberg, Mary Heglar, Katherine Miller, and Kyle Chayka.
In Iceland, overtourism has transformed the island in a few short years — and locals and visitors alike try to grapple with the change.
When an island nation of 300,000 residents receives more than two million tourists a year, radical change is inevitable — but is it all negative?
“Instead of homes, we live in commodities.”
A chronicle of a week spent in the Swedish countryside, at a workshop designed to help participants come to terms with impending environmental doom.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Rachel Monroe, Jianan Qian, Rene Ebersole, Adi Robertson, and Kyle Chayka.
What happens to taste when machines become the tastemakers? Kyle Chayka meditates on style, algorithms, and our generic yet lullingly unobjectionable future.
On the macro forces that have made digital nomadism something more powerful, and more sinister, than just another “lifestyle choice.”