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Fuck Off!

To hell with algorithms.
I don't want algorithms.
They are anti-stories.
I want imagination
Rooted in fact.
That's the story I need.
And you.
And you?

@tellio

In an act of desperation,
I search, click, open, like
things
of disinterest
of banality,
of no import,
my act only done
to thwart,
confuse,
obfiscate
the algorithm,
formula,
software,
machine,
that, seemingly, dictates
what interests me,
what should interest me,
but
to what end,
do I fight?

@tellio I know. What I do is akin to walking into someone's house & tilting all their picture frames off kilter. But I persist with the insane notion that I can control what these companies know about me, do to me, learn from me. Truth: I've spent so much time with teens these past few years, I've adopted their attitude: So? But I do hold out hope that the Web will fragment again, & be dominated by small and civil communities of interest, hosting interactions of the positive kind. Like here.

@tellio

I predict
a poem
of imperfect
symmetry,
written
by hand
in the street
with chalk-dust
and crayons

A response .. no algorithms were consulted during the imagining of this poem ...

@tellio

Stories
Stories are very small
And one-dimensional
Simple
And not complex
One view
Instead of many
Do not give me a tale
Give me a world

@Downes

Stories

invoke.

with image and text and caption, responding to Stephen

@Downes @tellio

My 2D stories
come from a life
lived in multi-dimensions.

All the corners,
all the nasty corners
come out in the stories.

This fake digital representation
you call 3D
how can that measure up?

Response for

@wentale @Downes @tellio

Some of the things from me
Will be stories told in 3D .
Early in their development
I use digital code to represent
What later they will really be.

#SmallPoems
#SmallStories

I nurse a soda through the day as I work. I've finally made a truly practical #3DPrinting to keep the can in reach and safe from falling off the arm of my sofa.

#MastoArt
#3DPrinting
#ArtWithOpenSource

@Algot @Downes @tellio
Algot, you may not realise but your adventures in have been inspirational to me. I'm currently working on a training package for operators for a serious (advancedmanufacturing.cdu.edu.) and our occasional convo here has helped.

@wentale @Downes @tellio

That printer sounds awesome.

Have you gotten to actually use it while developing the training package?

*rubbing my hands together, imagining one of these in my workspace*

@Algot @Downes @tellio Unfortunately not! It is based on a different campus to myself (1,200km North)....so hoping to get to see it sometime this year. I'll post a selfie at that time!

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