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Buy local, eat local, … read local? In today’s digital media landscape, there are a few giant tech companies that control most of what we read. Their algorithms are tailored to feed us the most sensational, cringeworthy, funny, viral stuff. They dredge up the popular posts from the slurry of so-called “content” out there, and track our attention down to the millisecond. These platforms push us to interact with them on their terms, and they make it so damn easy. As I spend more and more time consumi…