Time for #WordHack 4th anniversary
Open projector first
Andrew Bader and Ross Goodwin put this bot together last week. Moving to LA next week. (boo) it's called @DeadEndings on Twitter. It posts the last lines from books on headstones. It doesn't tell you the title, to avoid spoilers.
Ross very dramatically reads "Now will you let me out of this jacket so I can smoke a cigarette?" Imagines it's the person in the grave saying that
A project at the School for Poetic Computation last year. The Museum of Almost Realities, objects that hold memories or the ghosts of possible futures.
"This is the license plate of the car that didn't hit you"
"This is the coffee cup you were holding when you chose to value stability over freedom"
That's the end of open projector
Grabbed some videos from cam4, a site where people masturbate on camera
But he just grabs the dialog that happens during these, reads half himself, assigns the other half to text-to-speech on his laptop
All done next to a still of, presumably, the other party (all appear male)
The TTS doesn't understand that MMMMMM is continuous, it says ememememem
It's like a meditation session while we're looking at meditation products on Amazon
It's guided visualizations and it seems overdone to me, there's a golden staircase to a garden with really specific flowers. You have a feeling of complete tranquility
Eventually you come upon a twin "flame" that's you and you want to listen to them. The products on amazon specify that they are twin flame type meditation