Julian Hyde
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Five by Five Bot

A twitter bot that will post every combination of a five by five square of pixels.

There are 33,554,432 possible configurations of a 5 by 5 grid of squares. Five by five bot is going to post them all, one every two hours. At this rate it won’t be finished for over seven thousand years. It is almost certain that every tool I used to make and run this bot this will collapse and be forgotten before it's finished. In fact, there used to be a tumblr version of this bot but it didn't even make it two years before that account was deleted for reasons unknown. I'm interesting the way you can do some simple math and suddenly be working with timescales far beyond anything you can meaningfully imagine.