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'''Automation''', refers to the idea that computers automate or mimic human thought. The term originates from [[Lev Manovich]]'s 2001 book [[The Language of New Media]]. Automation is a consequence of [[Numerical Representation|Numerical representation]] and [[Modularity]] which render media able to be "programmed" and thus able to manipulated mathematically.
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'''Automation''', refers to the idea that computers automate or mimic human thought. The term originates from [[Lev Manovich]]'s 2001 book [[The Language of New Media]]. Automation is a consequence of [[Numerical representation]] and [[Modularity]] which render media able to be "programmed" and thus able to manipulated mathematically.
   
   
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Manovich highlights two types of automation, low-level and high-level. Where low-level automation results in automated shortcuts to repetivie computer behavior, high-level automation results in "...meaning embedded in the objects being generated."
   
==Low vs High level automation==
 
   
 
==Examples of low-level automation==
Manovich highlights two types of automation, low-level and high-level. Where low-level automation results in automated shortcuts to repetivie computer behavior, high-level automation results in "...meaning embedded in the objects being generated."
 
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:auto-complete typing features
 
:batch edits in photoshop
 
:automatic browser updates
 
:Google alerts
   
   
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===Examples of low-level automation===
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==Examples of high-level automation==
   
 
:[[Artificial Intelligence]] (AI) engines and neural networks that simulate human intelligence and adaptive behavior in games
:-auto-complete typing features
 
 
:The idea of a [[Semantic Web]], defined by the development of an [[Internet]] network of machine readable communication structures enabling computers to find, locate and process information without the user's direct involvement
:-batch edits in photoshop
 
:-automatic browser updates
 
:-Google alerts
 
   
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===Examples of high-level automation===
 
   
:-[[Artificial Intelligence]] (AI) engines and neural networks that simulate human intelligence and adaptive behavior in games
 
:-The idea of a [[Semantic Web]], defined by the development of an [[Internet]] network of machine readable communication structures enabling computers to find, locate and process information without the user's direct involvement
 
   
 
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