algo twitterbots

@farageblocked

Inspired by Charlie Brooker’s latest foray into our possible dystopian future, I have been pondering the role of ‘blocking’. We already decide whose opinions we wish to attend to, by curating our social media feeds.…

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@algobola II

Algobola was an experiment investigating social contagion. Using twitter as a propagation channel, I introduced the ‘virus’ into the network, using myself as patient zero. I started the infection at 13:00GMT on 28th October 2014.…

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@algobola

disclaimer Ebola is a serious business, people are dying. The best way to stop the spread of a disease is to contain it at source. There are many organisations actively involved in treating people in…

algo twitterbots

@bffbot1

Social media (and twitter in particular) is driven by the desire to see, and to be seen. It’s a public mixture of bravado and stalking, gossip and dissemination. But underneath all that is a desire…

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Copyright police

Ah well, I feared as much, zazzle are not comfortable printing @hipsterbait1 t-shirts: Unfortunately, we are unable to process your order due to a conflict with one or more of our acceptable content guidelines. As…

algo twitterbots

@hipsterbait1

Much of my work deals with the machinery of algorithms and their place as in the greater systems of human culture. @hipsterbait1 is a bot that lives on twitter and tumblr, it creates ‘hipster bait’…