Automatype is a a networked installation (built with analog TV monitors & Raspberry PI microcomputers) that uses algorithms to find the bridges between English words, Six-Degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon-style — not bridges of garbled nonsense but composed of normative English. Depending on your perspective, the installation presents either a bunch of random words, or occasionally, if not always, engaging samples of minimalist poetry…

Daniel C. Howe is an artist, researcher and critical technologist whose work focuses on the implications of networked and computational technologies, specifically concerning code, language and networks.



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