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"The ray of light has to know where it will ultimately end up before it can choose the direction to begin moving in.”
-- Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others
CHQ Assembly Week 2 on Forces Unseen: What Shapes Our Daily Lives
We like to think we have ultimate freedom of choice. Yet every product or experience we can possibly consider has been carefully selected for us by a mostly invisible class of societal gatekeepers and tastemakers. Our choices are not only limited, but also affected by everything from explicit advertisements and an industry of “influencers” to secretive campaigns and algorithms.