Mechanical Tumor

My apologies if you’ve seen this before. But if anyone here hasn’t come across this invention (and has the urge to feel like part of a terrifying dystopian nightmare) who am I to withhold it?

Interactive media artist Mio I-zawa crafted this mechanical tumor that expands and contracts based on the amount of stress your computer is feeling.

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Most of us know when we need to give our overheating CPU a rest, but in case you need a pulsating, malignant reminder…here’s how it works:

I-zawa also created a fleshy looking mechanical heart that moves in tandem with the user’s pulse. I must say, I’d like to walk around NYC with one of these, like it some sort of pet. Just for a day.

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