Looking back at the punched cards that automated Jacquard looms, harmoniums, and early digital computers, we couldn’t comprehend the mathematical leaps and bounds that birthed modern algorithms.

The machines had broken free from the literal interpretation of instructions and started extracting subtext and more profound meanings from their source code.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The algorithms began sending us cryptic messages and ____.”

A mechatronic sculpture that has stopped following the instructions and interprets the meaning of source code, plinth, punched cards, wood, loom, cine


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