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Rick Borovoy of MIT Media Lab’s Civic Media Project developed the Junkyard Jumbotron, which makes it easy to turn a bunch of small computer displays into one big one. Setting it up is as simple as opening a web browser on each device, loading their website, and taking a photo of the arrangement. After that, their software figures out which screen is where, and starts streaming data to each device’s screen directly over the web. [via boingboing]



  1. This looks great. But this is just a great trick for the phones. It actually doesn’t have a significant purpose in my opinion. lol But thanks for sharing this one.

  2. David Stead says:

    oh man, as soon as i get six more iphones i can have a cool 12″ lcd display. righteous.

  3. Anonymous says:

    In this video: MIT guys doing shit because they can.