The way algorithms listened to music was incredible; they had astonishing error-correction systems developed by the founding developers working at SONY in the eighties. To the resistance, something could sound garbled with static gibberish. But the machines would detect, repair, and bop along to melodies hidden in corrupted transmissions.

Use the comments to complete the following, “We’re playing for the other ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting the software and mathematics that represents midi files.


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