Twitter on your Television

Rory is a crazy programmer.

Image stolen from Allison’s iPhone.

Rory created a tiny computer module to display text pulled from the internet onto our television. He didn’t invent this, but soldered a little chip (ybox) that came in the mail, based on instructions. Still, it opens up the television as a medium for several ASCII-driven projects, experimentation, and generally ironic or funny aggregations. The information is character based and won’t show videos or photos or anything, but I love the old school gaming look and feel of the screen.

I guess this post will reveal in part my obsession with 8-bit technology, and cross-platform metaphors.

Also, Rory wants me to clarify that he didn’t program anything. But still!



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