Tantalum Memorial 1st Prize
Feb 17 2009, 2:32PM
During ZERO1 last summer I (along with several other grad students) collaborated with Harwood, Wright, Yokokoji to create the Superlight version of Tantalum Memorial. I heard a few days ago that Tantalum Memorial won first prize at Transmediale!
- Transmediale 2009 winners page
- writeup Thomas Asmuth did for ArtShift.
- writeup by Gary Singh for the Metro.
My part in the project was writing the perl script that pulled phone numbers from a database, and sent them to the strowger switches via a modem. The script also printed it's activities to a terminal screen. In addition I worked on automating the installation computer for startup/shutdown and pulling fresh data from another database in London. A big thanks to Peter Spangler, when things got crazy in the run up to 01SJ, Peter pitched in and wrote the Expect script that actually managed the database update, I just had to run his script from crontab.
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