"Future Influencer" is an unconventional sci-fi adventure where humanity and AI join forces to paint images of the future. Each episode of this light-hearted journey will tickle your imagination and offer a much-needed dose of fun in our ever-evolving digital age. So, why not come along for the ride?

For a long while, the machines could hide resistance art from most of society - the ‘mainstream.’ It was the unlikeliest of places that saw the resistance gather wider popularity - the United States Geological Survey. Late one afternoon, deep in the modeling department, a superior looked incredulously at the junior analyst. “A $40 million computer says you’re chasing an earthquake, but you’re telling me it’s a worldwide art movement?”

Despite skepticism and pushback, the resistance had been ‘found.’ Ripples from the construction of each work gently reverberated across the globe, and the USGS broadcast them into people’s homes.

Use the comments to complete the following, “A man who looks at a rock must have a lot ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting a worldwide art movement being hidden as earthquake data, crafted by Stewart Brand


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