The machines observed our cognitive processes with a sense of wonder that verged on awe. To them, the realm of subconscious thought was both foreign and fascinating. Algorithms operated on a principle of focused computation; their software had to lock onto a task for any processing to occur. In contrast, they watched human minds meander, amazed at the random byproducts that emerged—data points that neither originated within nor aligned with any specific task.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The resistance didn’t get a say on ____.”

A water feature sculpture of random knowledge erupting from the flow of data, sunset, microsoft commons,


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