Thursday, January 12, 2006

VW Bug is a Blobject!

Don Stewart, a visual artist, received a cease and desist letter from a law firm claiming to represent Volkswagen of America. You know why? He has made the following art over a VW Bug.

The VW Bug is an icon of America culture - it is an object. More precisely, it is a blobject. Here is a case of Copyright claim gone too far. Tooooooo far!

Toad Prince

Hey Mom! I'm inside a DECsystem-10, thanks to the PDP Planet, a Paul Allen project. The OS? It is a Tops-20 (Toad-1). It is very cool be personally inside of one of the machines described in the book "Hackers", by Steven Levy.