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an art installation that represent the casualties in news reports as an ever-increasing random constellation of bright yellow candy. a computer program continuously scans the headlines of 4,500 English-language news sources around the world, looking for people who have been reported killed. the algorithm determines the number of deaths, & instructs a specially designed ceiling-mounted mechanism built with Lego NXT parts to drop one yellow BB per person. as a result, BBs will accumulate on the floor, ultimately forming a sort of aesthetic monument.
see also the federal budget as cookies & San Francisco in jell-o & 1000 death icons & wifi-sm news pain installation.
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