May 3, 2010 2:35 PM Subscribe
posted by gman (49 comments total)
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For one year, twelve cows on a dairy farm Twitter
about their lactation cycle and robotic milking activities
"The cows are now able to literally milk themselves at all times, day and night, and the farmer is now primarily an information manager. As an intervention into this process, O'Gorman and Broglio sought to develop a mobile application in the Critical Media Lab that would allow the farmer to regain intimacy with his cows, and allow anyone at all to learn more about where their milk comes from. The primary goal of the project is to raise questions about how technology mediates the relationship between animals and humans."