Icons for algorithms

What icon symbolises an algorithm? Unlike cyborgs, algorithms are difficult to illustrate or visualise because they are defined not by what they are, but what they do, and by how they do those while away from the public view.

The poster below is an attempt to find a visual equivalent and a mnemonic aid for these hidden influences as enumerated by Gillespie (2014).


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