teaching machines

Wrong Number #1

Everywhere I go I see shapes that can be modeled algorithmically in Madeup. It’s kind of fun to parameterize the everyday objects of our life, but then tweak a¬†parameter. I open up a window into an alternate universe—mostly like ours, but with one thing very wrong.

Here’s a familiar icon with one and only one number changed. What is the original?

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Spoiler alert! Click show to see the untweaked model.

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