Prototyping a digital graffiti device from inexpensive off-the-shelf parts and a custom Makerbot housing. The device will mount to a street pole / sign pole, and allow anyone to deposit voice recordings into it by holding down a button on the device and speaking, singing, professing. The files are instantly available via connecting a USB cable to a computer. More to come soon.
Realizing that after Stalin and the war, the Soviets needed toys, and to prevent even further disintegration of morale, the Council of Ministers came up with a plan. The Council resolved to create VNIITE, the All-Union Technical Aesthetics Research Institute that was to “artistically construct” goods for Soviet people. It also published the magazine, Technical Aesthetics, which was to showcase the creations of modern Soviet designers.