“Codependent Algorithms” by Joel Swanson


  • ©, Joel Swanson, Codependent Algorithms

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    Codependent Algorithms

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    Projection of a spelling correction algorithm

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    Codependent Algorithms is a code based artwork that explores the human interdependence with algorithms. The project begins by choosing a random word. Then a misspelling algorithm (which are used to intentionally mimic human spelling errors to improve website search rankings) deforms the word which is displayed on the right. Then a spelling correction algorithm corrects that word and displays it on the left, creating an infinite feedback loop of deformation and correction that removes the need for human input and intervention.


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