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Object-Oriented Art


Submitted by Jim Brown on December 19, 2007 - 12:49pm


This is an interesting story about the intersection of technology and art. Clay Shirky calls it "object-oriented art" - a reference to object-oriented programming for you uber-nerds out there. The piece in the picture is called "Momo" and it contains a GPS advice that makes sure it always points east. There was more cool stuff as well:

There was a musical instrument made out of parts of old ink-jet printers; it sounded a bit like a gamelan on an escalator. There were kits meant to help mothers and daughters create projects with technology: origami Christmas trees with LED lights and a pillow with an MP3 player sewn in.

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