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ON SECOND THOUGHT

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12/2015

On Second Thought is a text-messaging app for iPhone and Android smartphones that allows users to 'recall' their sent messages. Most text messages are recalled due to typos or incorrect autocorrecting, so I thought it would be funny to connect the new with the old and see what would happen if important historical quotes fell victim to 'autocorrect'. I also developed a concept for an app– a 'super autocorrecter' that mangles anything input into it with the results sharable over social media.

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"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak up and remove all trout."

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"We the people of the United States of America, in order to form a more perfect onion."

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The 'super auto-correcting' app is available as a browser based application or through the app store. Text is input in the orange area and the result is displayed below, in the white area.

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Dynamically changing screens would allow On Second Thought to display the results of the app in public spaces.