Demystification Committee, London/UK
Mitra Azar, Berlin/Germany — Mrz 13, 2017
A-googol is a piece of software which indexes all combinations of words for whom Google is not able to find a result. These combinations of words are practically endless. A-googol is programmed to run forever, and its indexing to proceed indefinitely, generating an infinite publication, as in the Sand book of J. L. Borges. The project aims at building a conceptual Anti-google, a contrariwise virtual oracle, highlighting all Google failures.
The results of A-googol take the form of an unspeakable language meaningless to our codified alphabets as much as to the machine’s algorithms – signs with no comprehensible syntax or semantic. Discreet symbols of a dead (or to come) notational system.
A-googol is a valuable instrument for mapping the implication of the Filter Bubble and for extracting data for further data visualization.