shorting your circuits [74197-15]

“Man becomes, as it were, the sex organs of the machine world, as the bee of the plant world, enabling it to fecundate and to evolve ever new forms.” [27]

shorting your circuits [63]

My spine is broken. [1]

The Book of Fire. [17]

The machine that, thinking, chooses suicide. [37]

The [ ] in the machine. [10]

Malfunctioning perfectly, a clicking abortion. [20]

What you feared, what you now long for. [30]

The machine needed. [26]

“the machine is the medium” is the message [11]

Tesseract [12]

(Or:) It has taken your eyes. [58]

The poetry inherent in the heat death of the universe. [56]

What you hold here aspires towards zero, a point on a shivering, looped line. [63]

My ribs are splayed open like wings. [64]

You turn the page. [1]

The Book of Glass. [21]

[F]ACE [31]

An ethics in which the artist is perceived as enemy. [39]

If you are going to insist
on a poem, [1]

The Book of Sand. [2]

The book that you write, to discover. [52]

Minds more powerful than rooms of computers. [62]

The computation of parallel problems, the differing solutions. [11]

Tesseract [18]

Exclusive Read Exclusive Write [1]

Statistics & Methodology


Colophon

This online application automatically generates rule-abiding nonlinear readings of Ex Machina, as originally written by Jonathan Ball, whose first print edition was published by Book*Hug in 02009.

This literary stress-test assists in performing a qualitative analysis under the following hypothesis: nonlinear constructions of Ex Machina are semantically and poetically inferior to the first published linear construction. The methodology is adjustable due to lack of instruction in the original text, but the current simulation available is limited due to media porting instability. (In this case, a textuality deficiency with regards to physical media from the text's self-referential nature of itself being a printed and bounded book.)

The equivalent null-hypothesis would therefore state that rule-abiding nonlinear structures would make an equal or greater amount of sense as a linear reading of the original manuscript.

The methodology for this experiment executes a random walk through the Ex Machina text using a series of dice rolls from a pseudorandom number generator. As parameters, the seeding number for the RNG may be provided in order to replicate the exact results of previous attempts. The algorithm will run to either a maximum of 512 units in the random walk or until the text itself is exhausted, depending on if repeated items are allowed or not.


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