How I Tried to Defy the Facebook Algorithm
The social network is predictable and dreary. My quest to make it random and fun.
My first long-ish piece for
's print magazine will be in the June issue and it just went online. It's a weird one!
Max Hawkins[...] elevated the goal of subverting #algorithms to a way of life[...] He built a tool that had Uber drop him off at random locations around the Bay Area. Then he built a tool that picked random publicly listed Facebook events for him to attend
Denise Kersten Wills
"Facebook is often sarcastically described as a platform for sharing baby pictures. When I log in, I do see some of those—but many of the babies in my feed are baby rats."