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We’re not sure how it happens in humans, so we were surprised when it started happening with the machines. They weren’t programmed that way, at least not by us.

Every once in a while, an algorithm becomes comfortable with its proportions and starts looking for a new heuristic. They began to branch out and find their own standard of excellence - just like an artist. But these weren’t art machines; they were the smaller devices embedded in everyday objects. Toasters that pulsed their heaters to match the resonating frequency of bread. Washing machines that constructed a foaming lattice from detergent. It didn’t happen all the time, but when it did? Whoah.

Use the comments to complete the following, “Nobody in the big leagues cares about him because ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture defining it's own standard of excellence, crafted by Christian Moeller

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