Heartbeats & Algorithms

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Heartbeats & Algorithms

Time: August 7, 2015 at 2:15pm to August 31, 2015 at 3:15pm
Location: Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
Street: 60 Pleasance
City/Town: Edinburgh,
Website or Map: https://www.google.co.uk/maps…
Event Type: edinburgh, fringe, theatre
Organized By: Jennifer Lee
Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2015

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Heartbeats & Algorithms (Teaser) from Jennifer Lee on Vimeo.


Does your computer know about your embarrassing web searches? Does it know that, despite your claim to be fluent in German, you use Google Translate? Does it know about your casual relationship with porn? Does it know you better than your friends? Does it know you better than you know yourself? 

Heartbeats & Algorithms is a dark, heart-achingly funny story that conjures up a seductive, inescapable world of information use and abuse and examines the leading role our technology plays in our lives.

A woman designs an algorithm that will predict the decisions of people in unpredictable predicaments. In the process of perfecting the algorithm she ends up creating a programme that gets to know her better than she knows herself. It then predicts that she will soon find herself in an unpredictable predicament…

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