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From UK web design firm The Technology Studio. The spherical display is a (reportedly very expensive) commercial device called a PufferSphere. That it’s the Eye of Sauron is a nice touch. There’s also a video with a more, ah, “normal” looking giant eyeball here. [via Hack a Day]

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • Anonymous

    Eyeball reminds me of an old DEC-10 hack… In middle of the night, the system console display (CRT) would display an eyeball that looked around the room and then disappeared. Great fun to watch the noob sysadmin on duty.

  • http://www.advancedwebads.com/sc/164 Mel Webads

    This is actually the real Eye of Sauron! lol Thanks for sharing this one. I think this is a really creepy invention. Imagine you and this ball in a dark room.You are not moving but the eye appeared and looked at you. Isn’t that a little scary. lol

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