I have a feeling it’s a workaround that might be patched in the future. I hope that isn’t the case. I shudder at the thought of top writers writing in the dark. I’m glad I can see the topics my pieces have been curated in, for the time being.
I believe Medium knows what it did right and what it could do better with respect to this update. Let’s give them the time they need to pivot back into the platform we’ve always loved.