What The Truman Show Can Teach Us About the Future of the Internet

On the twentieth anniversary of its release, The Truman Show is more relevant than ever. In my latest column for Tor.com, I explore what one of my favorite movies shows us about the divisive psychology of filter bubbles, and what to do about it:

https://www.tor.com/2018/11/05/what-the-truman-show-can-teach-us-about-the-future-of-the-internet/

Welcome to algorithmic Seahaven Island.

Complement with how digital feeds shape our reality, what my secret agent grandmother taught me about the double-edged power of storytelling, and what we can learn from a Renaissance painter about the dangers of psychological isolation.

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