Superfast News Poetry

What are we thinking?
What are we thinking?

Richard Valentin hooked a dot matrix printer to a computer that scans the net for the two most frequently sought news terms every hour. The result is a kind of weird collective consciousness poetry. Watch it here.

Wish I had one of these things for my brain. I’m never thinking about what I think I’m thinking about. Today, mine would probably read:

LIONS BEANS

LIONS BEANS

LIONS BEANS

LIONS WORK

LIONS DINOSAURS

DIONSAURS DINOSAURS

DIONSAURS APPLES

APPLES BEANS

POLITICS BEANS

BEANS SEMICOLONS

SEMICOLONS PAGE NUMBERS

PAGE NUMBERS APOSTROHPES

APOSTROPHES FREDDIE MERCURY

FREDDIE MERCURY ALL FOURS

DOT MATRIX BEANS