Obsession’s Algorithm

After discovering his tenant unconscious and his rental unit in disarray, Ralph starts piecing together an unbelievable story. While recovering in the hospital, his tenant Harper—a programmer and entrepreneur—reveals her obsession with Ada Lovelace and a surprising connection to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Harper has uncovered a set of previously unknown notes by Lovelace, detailing the mathematical modeling of human emotions. Determined to finish Ada’s work, Harper inadvertently creates something that shouldn’t exist, unleashing it onto the web.




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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Steve Peterson and Cathleen Connelly.

Opening and closing were composed and created by Matthew Erdmann.

Produced by Makeshift Studios

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