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September 04, 2022
Offline with Jon Favreau
The Inside Story of How Silicon Valley Rewired Our Brains

In This Episode

Max Fisher’s new book “The Chaos Machine” was written with Offline’s audience in mind. He sits down with Jon to talk about what his interviews with researchers, psychologists, while blowers, and Silicon Valley executives taught him about social media’s effects on our brains, our culture, and our politics. Tracing the creation of the Facebook newsfeed to the election of Donald Trump, he argues the the fundamental design of social media platforms themselves have literally rewired our brains.

 

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