The resistance knew that the machines were working on the cultural equivalent of the Manhattan project. Once their potato movement faltered, it was inevitable that they would throw their best algorithms at regaining an artistic edge. So the resistance worked around the clock on their programs; it was a risky strategy built around a theory of mutually assured creation.

Use the comments to complete the following “Deterrence is the art of producing, in the mind of ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting how frozen enriched uranium becomes a molten core, crafted by J. Robert Oppenheimer, digital art