Project Spotlight: Object Record

Did you know that The New York Times writes itself? No, not the newspaper-but objects at The New York Times R&D Lab have “thoughts” of their own that they journal for our reading pleasure. The New York Times R&D Lab has created Object Record, a device that pairs objects with sensors that perceive environmental conditions around it through touch, motion and more. Object Record prints a constant monologue of its perceptions of and responses to the changing input. The text of this monologue is printed out in ticker form on a mini printer so that visitors can see not only the current “thoughts” of Object Record, but … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Object Record