[time-nuts] Different breed of time nuttery

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 24 10:27:59 EST 2014


On 2/24/14 6:08 AM, Chuck Harris wrote:
> Really impressive would be to have it create the
> patterns that make the numeric display out of only
> several feet of slowly moving rope connected as a
> loop... but that would require some thinking, rather
> than just a brute force approach.
>
>

It's art, after all..

Maybe the huge pile of rope is part of the art?  Like the threads of 
life that the 3 fates decide to cut.  Or if the rope/thread gets tangled 
and jammed.  And the fact that the machine cannot go backwards.


There is a mention in the write up of the whole order out of chaos 
thing, too.


The artist has some other interesting things.. the "dot matrix" graffiti 
printer, for instance.



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