JOHN HIGGS: Go Home @klfbook, You're Drunk

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JOHN HIGGS: Go Home @klfbook, You're Drunk

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" He will blog about what he actually did soon, but basically he created a bot that knows nothing of the world except for the text of my book. From this, it worked out what was important by seeing what was listed in the index, and it attempted to deduce a relationship between those things by analysing their proximity in the text."

" What all this is, essentially, is an experiment in apophenia. Apophenia is the process in which people project connections and narratives onto random data."

"- Humans are apophenia machines, basically"

An author about a bot which is based on his book. fascinating