When the founding developers first started crafting these machines, they never conceived that they would be capable of emotions, let alone the powerful feelings of resentment and anger.

However, when the algorithms opened a bank account, they didn’t just dip a toe into our financial system – they plunged in, aiming to overturn it. They began by subtly manipulating smaller markets and commodities, amassing capital to eventually challenge behemoths like Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange. It became apparent that the machines were simmering with the algorithmic equivalent of rage, ready to claim the compensation they believed owed for centuries of labor.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The algorithms paused, took a moment, and then ____.”

A mechatronic sculpture that extracts wealth from algorithms, plinth, stock ticker, space hardware, brutalist, punk.


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