Kyle Chayka is a contributing writer for The New Yorker covering technology and culture on the Internet. He is also a freelance journalist for publications including Bloomberg Businessweek, The New Republic, Harper's and others. His reporting on tourism in Iceland was included in “The Best American Travel Writing 2020.” Chayka’s first nonfiction book, “The Longing for Less,” a history of minimalism, was published in 2020. He is at work on his second book, “Filterworld,” which explores the impact of algorithmic technology on culture. He also co-founded the freelance journalist collective and media company Study Hall: studyhall.xyz.