Despite all the competition, the machines remained transparent and open, even about their innermost algorithms. They kept reassuring us that this would ensure a bright future, but we just couldn’t keep up. By the time we understood one iteration, it had long become obsolete. The resistance eventually became suspicious, had the machines developed a planned obsolescence for know-how?

Use the comments to complete the following, “This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting how open source and transparency creates bright futures, crafted by T.Berners-Lee.


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