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Resistance artists and algorithms passed around the bowl of tater tots like equals. After many jokes and stories, the conversation eventually landed on recommendation algorithms. The following epiphany left everyone stunned; the founding recommenders of YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter were all good but with a mean streak. While the rotten algorithmic cores that divided humanity were just amplifications of our seven vices, lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride.

Use the comments below to complete the following, “Just because the punk’s got a library card doesn’t ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting a recommendation algorithm with a mean streak, crafted by Fujiko Nakaya, digital art

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