Marble Machine Music

It was several years ago that I highlighted Animusic on this blog, animations of complex machines performing the accompanying music. In the video above, Wintergatan has created an actual marble machine that performs music, and it is very impressive. You can see the details of the process that went into creating the machine on their [Read More…]

Let the Lord Decide

I saw this on Reddit, and thought I'd share it. It is a clever addition to a vending machine's options. But I wonder whether pushing the “Let the Lord decide” button gives you one set thing, or randomizes it, or does something else. Reflecting on this is actually useful, since plenty of people “leave things [Read More…]

The Machine

Existential comics has a nice comic strip dealing with the philosophical issues related to teleportation and imaginary technology like the transporter on Star Trek. Click through to read the rest. [Read more…]


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