In the glitzy and vapid scene of Los Angeles, a mysterious tech company
rolls out a new algorithm that possesses its users.

Director | Daniel Algarin
Writers | Daniel Algarin, Kevin Kratz
Starring | Gabriella Hart
Producers | Daniel Algarin, Eileen Maralian,
Nicholas Lipari, Cara Santana
Cinematography | Taylor Harris, Sam Windell
Production Sound | Mike Robertson
Sound Designer | Morgan Johnson
Editor | Daniel Algarin
Color | Paul Yacono
VFX | Runway ML


DAILY LOG 10.2.23 [FIRST ENTRY] App launched today. Thousands of downloads. The feedback loop is working.

DAILY LOG 10.12.23 Ten days after launch. Millions of downloads. People are eating this shit up!

DAILY LOG 10.20.23 Called in late last night to fix a software bug. We can’t figure it out. But we’re not shutting down app. Waste of progress.

DAILY LOG 10.21.23 It’s been two days and we can’t fix the bug. Boss thinks it’s our problem. We think it's sabotage. 

DAILY LOG 10.22.23 Three days. Still no fix. Fuck.

DAILY LOG 10.23.23 Four days. News says user committed suicide. Boss threatens libel against news. No fix.

DAILY LOG 10.24.23 Five days. Media says more users are committing suicide. Boss told me I Don’t Know What’s Going On But Fix It.

DAILY LOG 10.25.23 Six days. More and more users are committing suicide. I called boss. He didn’t pick up.

DAILY LOG 10.26.23 Seven days. I don’t know how many users are dead anymore. Boss committed suicide. Last night app glitched on me.

DAILY LOG 10.27.23 [LAST ENTRY] I hate myself. I hate my face. I hte my voic. I HATOUI th worlhSdkj 23r7wefb,vc da /

Daniel Algarin is a creative based in Los Angeles

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