Art, as we know, is here to pose metaphysical questions about the nature of life and meaning. But also, it is sometimes here to ask: What happens if you give a fish a hammer?
It’s important, in these trying times, to take the occasional break from our struggles and focus on the adorable wrath of a goldfish, robotically engendered by artist Neil Mendoza to use a hammer to smash dollhouse furniture. The fish’s name is Smashie, and the piece is aptly titled “Fish Hammer.”
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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