Taste has never existed in a vacuum. The things you like are influenced by the community around you, the people you admire from afar and the media you consume—Kinfolk, for example. But increasingly, taste is also affected by non-sentient influencers—through computer calculations that prod us toward the things we may also “like.” In the age of algorithms, Kinfolk explores one question that a Google search struggles to answer: can our taste ever be truly our own? https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/41418722/download.mp3 — TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Tapping into Social Norms Five podcast episodes that interrogate the social codes that shape our behaviour. Audio Diets Through the Ages A history of bad advice. Audio Rising Stars What does the future hold for astrology? Audio Beyond Monogamy How does non-monogamy work? Audio The History of Personality Tests Strongly agree, agree, or disagree?