Friday, January 14, 2011

Typewriters driven by pin-cylinder-programming

Many automata, looms, music boxes, and other machines use pins protruding from a rolling cylinder to program a sequence of actions. Here's an artistic application of this technique entitled Remember. The large pins on these wooden cylinders activate long wooden arms which type words out on each of several typewriters. Together, the typewriters write a complete sentence...over and over and over...

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