The machines didn’t see it coming. Like humanity, they never believed they would create something that could surpass their abilities.

All those years, the algorithms funded artists to make potato art, and all those years, the artists refined their craft. The fall of potato culture was spectacular and brutal.

Use the comments below to complete the following, “It’s all about bucks, kid. The rest is _____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting the potato period being surpassed by digital art, crafted by Tom Sachs


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