You text, I watch

Published: 2019-07-24 21:31:52 -0400 -0400

Reading time: 1 mins (159 words)

Tags: words you-text-i-watch

An exploration of technology as a reflection of ourselves. #deep

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You text, I watch is an exploration of technology as a reflection of ourselves. This project plays with this phenomenon through the creative use of autocorrect to produce standalone artifacts.

In simpler terms, I play with autocorrect and make poems / words with the output.

Each entry in this series will first display the finished artifact, then, below, display the raw artifact with callouts for parts that were typed (read: seeded), manually added later, and phone-generated. I will also be providing the phone model and OS with these poems cause #data.

Of course, I’ll be using my artistic license to direct the word flow somewhat, but I think that’s in spirit.

reading guidelines

  • Regular text was input directly by me to seed the poem
  • Italic text was generated via autocorrect
  • [Things in brackets were edited in later, this is usually some form of punctuation]

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Hi I'm Hamilton and I wrote / built this! I like doing lots of things, but mostly I like to build (and then share those buildings). Some things I'm currently building: art, software, and prose. To stay up-to-date with my latest buildings, subscribe to my email list or follow one of my many other accounts. #buildit #shipit #justhamit

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