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Taylor Lorenz


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Technology reporter at The New York Times covering internet culture.
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How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation
Anne Helen Petersen - Sep 22, 2020
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An incendiary examination of burnout in millennials—the cultural shifts that got us here, the pressures that sustain it, and the need for drastic change Do you feel like your life is an endless to-do list? Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Instagram because you’re too exhausted to pick up a book? Are you mired in debt, or feel like ...
Taylor Lorenz
Oct 21, 2020
@jordanzakarin @luke_winkie Yeah, I’m not sure if you’ve read it but I can’t recommend this book enough I cried reading it     source
How a Person Became a User
Joanne McNeil - Feb 25, 2020
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A concise but wide-ranging personal history of the internet fromfor the first timethe point of view of the userIn a shockingly short amount of time, the internet has bound people around the world together and torn us apart and changed not just the way we communicate but who we are and who we can be. It has created a new, unprecedented cultural spac...
Taylor Lorenz
Feb 25, 2020
I reviewed Joanne’s fantastic new book for the NYT. It’s a great read full of so much thoughtful reporting and critiques of the tech platforms that have shaped our identities. I loved it.     source