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#DEFINE

by Marc Böhlen

Computers represent world through data and data types. The creation of data type reflects both the need for computational efficiency as well as the ideology of the engineers and scientists behind the code. The essay argues that the work of amateurs and artists can be seen as a contribution towards questioning and expanding the limitations of reality representation defined by computational requirements.


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