My main task at H.A.M. office was to was to employ machine learning to establish a new methodology that augmented the process of textual content production. The output of this process would then be edited by myself, to create poems from which humans could derive meaning. The machine was allowed to lead creatively, I only translated the output.
What is H.A.M. Office?
Human Audits Machine is a digital archive and consultancy established by Bryant Hoban and Sheung Yiu in 2018.
Machines are auxiliary data consumption beings.
We believe in machines. We believe we are putting too much trust in machines.
Our mission is to audit these machines…
We work with machines.
We refine machines.
We make reports about machines.
We archive the output of machines.
We audit machines.
The Following is a sample from an actual report. Presented with the refined text on the left, and the machine outputted text on the right.