Morse Code Light Signal Transmitted by Twitter

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Students Kostantinos Frantzis, Ana Catharina Marques and Markus Schmeiduch of the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design offer a twist on micro-communications: their “Morse Code Light Signal Installation” routes messages through Twitter. Using Arduino, an interface that decodes and reformats information, two Copenhagen harbors are linked by signal lamps and iPads. Casual visitors to either site can instantly transmit their messages—though with a reminder of traditional maritime communication.

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Janet is a senior at Kenyon College studying English with a Creative Writing emphasis. She has a particular affinity for American literature, and enjoys discovering the narrative(s) behind a piece of art. GBlog is her blogging debut, and she is grateful for newfound exposure to objects such as the “Bug Light.” (She favors the stately praying mantis.)

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