Word-smithing is as easy as playing the classic arcade game using this interactive display.

Plinko Poetry is an interactive installation that sources headlines from the Twitter feeds of @nytimes and @FoxNews to create a constantly evolving piece of poetry.

The trending poetry machine was created by Inessah Selditz and Deqing Sun, two Master’s students currently enrolled on NYUs Interactive Telecommunications Program.

Plinko uses a combination of Python and Processing to scrape and display alternate scrolling lines of current tweets from the New York Times and Fox News – the raw material for the machine's poetry.

UP YOUR QUOTA FOR JUST $15 A MONTH
PSFK’s Premium Subscription provides access to a database of over 100,000 articles featuring new ideas, interviews, analysis and opinion on the latest innovation in brand, customer and retail experience.
Already a subscriber? Log in
(powered by Wallkit)