Artist Tyree Callahan hacked conceived of hacking an antique typewriter so it types colors instead of letters. "Tyree Callahan's Chromatic Typewriter" (Hi-Fructose)
UPDATE: At Callahan's site, he explains that it's actually a "conceptual art piece."
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.