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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

E-motives Laptop Project


The miniature laptop, my recreational amusement of the moment, is coming along. The basic form is assembled. The keyboard will be resized and added soon. For a while it wouldn't close properly, but that problem was solved with the use of a smaller diameter hinging wire. And the pages for the book, which will be housed in the "screen" and are meant to look like parody web pages, are just waiting to be put together (the mock ups are shown here). 


"How to stalk someone" turns out to actually be a popular search item on Google. I was thinking in terms of parody, outrageousness (although you'd think I'd know better, seeing as I've been harassed myself). After typing only a little bit of it, the rest of the phrase quickly pops up, suggested by the search engine itself. This is presumably based upon this term's 5,190,000 hits. Um.....interesting. I think.




Etc...

(Ok--perhaps it'll make more sense once it's finished...?)

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7 Comments:

Anonymous buechertiger said...

Haha! Such an amusing and clever idea - I am looking forward to seeing how this project will evolve.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010  
Blogger Paper Chipmunk said...

Danke! Much appreciated.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010  
OpenID pegmapress said...

Great idea! I also am curious as to how the final work will look.

Thursday, May 20, 2010  
Blogger Paper Chipmunk said...

Thanks. I hope to have something to show soon!

Friday, May 21, 2010  
Anonymous Seams Sew Crazy said...

This little book is starting to come together! Do you feel like Steve Jobs?

Sunday, May 23, 2010  
Anonymous Seams Sew Crazy said...

This little book is starting to come together! Do you feel like Steve Jobs?

Saturday, April 02, 2011  
Anonymous pegmapress said...

Great idea! I also am curious as to how the final work will look.

Saturday, April 02, 2011  

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