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Immersive #15: Terminal

Creator’s Note: Coding is often used as a way for us to communicate with computers, to create a list of instructions for the computer to follow under certain conditions. And while we aren’t robots spray-painted chromium with a network of wires supporting our entire being, the push towards integrating artificial intelligence into all aspects of our lives indicates a desire towards harmony between the between human beings and machine. In all of our actions, there lies a system of logic that causes us to intake and act upon stimuli given prior knowledge, and through this week’s article, we explore this system through outlining the decision making process for interacting with a stranger. I hope you enjoy this foray into coding!


Liana Lau is a business administration sophomore at the University of Michigan, who enjoys learning about innovative mediums and storytelling techniques. Her section Immersive is dedicated to disrupting the way in which we facilitate relationships in the digital era by exploring intimate narratives about life through unconventional storytelling mediums. Together, each piece seeks to challenge the way in which we communicate our thoughts and seek connection from others.

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