But with an appropriate amount of awe.
Him: “B-but honey I swear…I was in the middle of the woods meditating and I heard…an…ice cream truck!”
Her: “That’s OK, dear, just take your medicine.”
I was looking at this video and enjoying a unusual performarnce of “Beethovens Ode to Joy” form his 9th when I realised that either a math or physics major had to have been invorved. We get to the end and see an asian cell phone. Well we can be sure mathamaticians and muscians were involved. Thin of all the Tuned Wood. Oh Joy.
It’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”. I looked up videos of that to be sure, and found this one, where the top comment is “The wooden phone commercial brought me here.”
This is the work of an affluent society.
I thought it was a green job.
The American designers Charles and Ray Eames made cascading ball xylophone toys just like this in their offices in the 1950s. Often the first task of a new intern was to re-arrange the slats to produce a fun new melody.
loved that little tidbit of information on the Eames genius… I have had the pleasure of meeting one of the family and hope to visit their home near Palm Springs when I am next at TED….
loved the video in any case…
Probably not effective as a commercial, but fantastic. Imagine the planning that had to go into that.
Let’s hear it for underemployed engineers! Now, you guys get with the guys that did the Honda commercial a while back and get on that robotic tunnel boring machine to get my studio apartment on Ceres ready.
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