By Cory Doctorow at 8:06 am Fri, Dec 11, 2009
Old Hard Drives Get Sculpted Into Cars, Bikes, Robots
Ceci n’est pas un bot…
What does it transform into?
…Why does it not surprise me that there’s a half-dozen IBM, Fujitsu-made Travelstar notebook drives in that sculpture?
[Looks at box of just under one *hundred* dead 2.5″ Travelstar drives ranging from 4 to 18 GB in size]
Oh. That’s why. They were second only to Seagate drives on the “shortest life expectancy” list…
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