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IBRAHIM THE ALGORITHM INPUT/OUTPUT

CATHERINE RYAN AMY SPIERS with IBBY IBRAHIM

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[Tuesday 7 August 2012 10:36:00.00] So like last week, I will write down things to look for, then you cut them out from the newspaper and arrange them. Is that ok? I need to get some white paper from Vinisha. OK, the topic is: “what is important today?� You can cut out faces or shapes or text. Also you can decide when each one is finished. together like Guess Yes! Yes! Yes! Ok

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[10:54:26.01 – Collage] Ok great! Next topic: “what might happen?” You can leave lots of white space if you want. I did’t have someone white space none too newspaper here I mean you can leave lots of the white paper uncovered with nothing on it. (Just a suggestion, you don’t have to.) Your choice. I another to newspaper You want more newspaper? Nevermind. [10:56:52.60] So the topic is: “what might happen?”

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[10:59:33.89 – Collage] Interesting! [11:00:12.72] OK the new topic:

“success”

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[11:11:56.58 – Collage] Looks good! I like it. I will get a fresh newspaper: [11:13:25.87] The topic is:

“important things”

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[11:22:52.21 – Collage] Excellent. [11:23:22.55] Topic:

“the future”

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[11:46:48.25 – Collage] I really like that one. One more? [11:47:27.14] Topic:

“successful faces”

[11:54:28.97] It could be only heads that you cut out? Only heads? No? What are you mean heads Only cut out faces, not whole bodies, not words. Just around the faces. [11:54:52.44] Excuse me

Anyway

Nevermind. It was just a suggestion. [11:59:30.35] She can’t find her cat.

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[12:07:22.72 – Collage] Great, good work. Enough for today. More next week? I want cause you Better 2 week I’m really Busy paniting myself skin not yet slow OK. Great work today. Lunch! I am Ramadan [12:11:39:13] Oh, fasting. You must be hungry! [Tuesday August 14 10:32:54.45] So are you happy for me to give a topic then you make the collage from newspaper? Again topic everyday you same to should different make you rather like try think? They are different topics. And you could try different things with collage? [10:33:19.50] What about:

“other countries”?

possible word cause like also image Anyway can together You and me? Sure. I get more scissors. You start?

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[10:47.55.09 – Collage] Finished? Ok. Great! Good Team I will get fresh newspaper. [10:48:53.92] Theme:

“good things happening in the world”

Together? You and me? Yep whole me too you

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[10:59:48.38 – Collage] I like this one. I’ll get another newspaper. [11:00:20.57] Ok. “Bad things happening”

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[11:18.51.10 – Collage] [11:19:08.38] One more with same newspaper? [11:20:21.84]

“what is happening overseas”

Same topic but different newspaper so different results.

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[11:35:45.28 – Collage] Great. Enough for today? Ok. Thanks, good work. Are you happy if I use these collages in an artwork of mine? I don’t have newspaper of Artwork Someone thinking maybe runout I mean, can I make an artwork using the collages we already made today? And display them? Hang on. I will be more clear. I want to display the collages that are on the ground. I don’t know I am I want to race car possible you have bring newspaper

Anyway

Ok next week I find pictures of cars Ok. Thank you! They look good. [11:40:58.82] Good Night [Tuesday 21 August 2012 10:30:11.67] Hi. So I will give you topics & you make collages? So:

“new technology”.

[10:36:06.89] Finished?

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[10:42:24.35 – Collage] Ok,

“old technology”

[10:49:45.60] Are you happy to keep going? Do you have weekend? Yes. You? YOU CAN’T SEE ME JOHN CENA What are your Country Australia. [10:53:03.46] I was born in Sudan / Port Sudan City already NOW! Ok.

“old technology”

[10:54:05.01] No? Sport possible might football whole also rubry, soccer How about: “change” [10:56:20.39] OK: “winning” I have you another one [10:57:13.28] Get Bring Newspaper here! Ok. Yes. [10:57:50.75] “winning”

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[11:01:41.72 – Collage] Ok. “money”

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[11:13:16.02 – Collage] good. another can to Guess Earth [11:14:15.12] Ok. “Earth” You finding too newspaper Bring research Earth? This is the only newspaper. There is a lot in it to use. [11:21:01.13] I’m sorry you

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[11:29:00.51 – Collage] Ok that’s enough I think. Thank you! What do you think? not sure Ok. Next Tuesday Good Night [11:30:55.56] Good Bye

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INPUT

SEARCH QUERY

EDITION OF THE AGE

What is important today?

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What might happen?

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Success

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Important things

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Sunday 5 August, 2012

Monday 6 August, 2012

The future

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Successful faces

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Other countries

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Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Good things happening in the world

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Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Bad things happening

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Thursday 9 August, 2012

What is happening overseas?

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New technology

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Friday 10 August, 2012

Winning

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Saturday 11 August, 2012

Money

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Earth

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