I always imagined paradise would be some kind of library

A manifesto for curiosity in the digital age

See Medium draft.

Looking beyond the first page of Google results.

A how to guide.

Pick something you’re interested in. An author, a scene, an artist, a mathematical concept.

Google it. Read the wikipedia article. Like really read it - explore the references for anything that strikes your fancy.

Note the gaps.

Google for [concept + blog], [concept + community]

Search for the concept on Pinterest.

Interesting to revisit this in the age of youtube algos and fake news. Once you go down the algo-rabbit holes where do you believe?

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