Algorithms Are Convenient--but What Are We Giving Up?
‘A cage built from data’ is the perfect phrase for this. We need to make more room for serendipity in our lives. Great piece.
Brilliant piece as always. And let us not forget the social aspect of bookstores, as you indicated! The number of fascinating conversations with complete strangers I’ve had is countless, not to mention they make great date spots! The shortcut to truly getting to know someone: take ‘em to a bookstore :)
Hey, Whippersnapper, you ever hear of the sixties?