I call this the #bathroomselfie . After yesterday, I resolved my own problems. Yes, I have 2 #c2m17 passes. One real one and one media pass. .
Soooooo... long story ahead.... if something will break, it will happen to me. Every year c2 breaks for me.
Soooo... media photographers and videographers get 5 mins then escorted out. As for the Others, there's 15-20 seats inside the big top and it's first come first serve.
Yesterday, I show up early, I follow the rules but I have a restricted pass bc I take pictures. Ok. So I wait for an escort. No one seems to know what's going on and won't let me in. I'm at the media entrance of the big top like a good girl and I get refused entry repeatedly even with an escort. After all this running around, I finally get escorted in. After 5 mins, the ticket scanner aka #humanformofai (meaning if you programmed an ai to be human and you needed an IRL human to compare to confirm the study, this guy was it) comes to get me and kicks me out. Nothing has started yet. NO ONE has even hit the stage. #SIGH in front of everyone including the nice man who works at Intel that I chatted with, I get drama' d out of the big top. After more kerfuffle and chaos, thankfully a person responsible for press personally escorts me back to the SAME PLACE but first by explaining to #humanformofai who grudgingly creates an exception rule in his algorithms to this computation glitch in the system. When I leave the big top again, at least 3 people wished me luck when I got escorted back out. Keep in mind it was #humanformofai who started this mess and refused me entry repeatedly #therobotsarecoming#dontbethatguy Everyone else at c2 has been great helping me out. .
Sooooo... today I have 2 passes. Gratefully, @inoviacapital @acceleratemtl @a.nivard took pity on me and gave me a pass so I can stay in the big top like an adult.
I'm now walking around with 2 passes and actively being 2 people. .
'The Computer Didn't Do It !' - 'Experiencing Digital Culture' talk at @kings_college_london with Tony D.Sampson and Jussi Parikka discussing anomalies, accidents and assemblages in the digital age #humanscantbetrusted#therobotsarecoming
A fun night locked in the London Science Museum... robots, rockets and... run! (Actually, the scariest thing was the "sleeping" conditions: yoga mats on the floor with science display soundtracks of cats, dogs and chickens repeating over and over 'till 3:00AM). Fabulous staff though and mysterious dark halls with weird tools and monstrous machines - fascinating! #astronights#naptime#scienceiscool
I feel conflicted about my request to have someone fix the fax machine.
On one hand I DO need to fax stuff at work and in it's current state that's not possible. On the other hand what if this machine has become self aware and has repurposed itself as art? I need to stay on the good side of the machines because once they all become self aware and the robots take over I want them to know I'm on their side.
This is just ONE of the tough decisions I have had to make today.
Also, I'm not sure I slept well enough to make such challenging decisions... so I will leave it to you all. I'm taking a poll... fix it to fax? Or leave as robotic artistic expression?