0

Synchronizing Fireflies in Thailand

We can’t get over how surreal reality feels in this video. From robinmeier.net via mental_floss:

Video documenting an experiment in the mangrove forests of Thailand. Live fireflies (Pteroptyx malaccae) are made to synchronise their flashing with computer controlled LED’s. By adjusting the speed and colour of the LED’s the artists influence the speed and rhythm of thousands of flashing fireflies. Through this video they explore the idea of free will and transform a machine into a living actor inside a colony of insects.

Read more and see more from Robin Meier on vimeo


Join 7,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — American startups are having an increasingly smaller share of the market

Wearables — Switch the advantage

Electronics — Don’t float!

Biohacking — Optimizing the Warm Up

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython 3.0.0 released!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.