ISEA is 6 months out


Here is a bit of buzz I picked up at the CNN WWW site this morning. Beatriz da Costa, of the University of California at Irvine is designing instrumentation backpacks for pigeons who will beam pollution data back to a ‘pigeon blog’. The ISEA conference will serve as the inaugural test of the system.

The CNN story

This project could serve as a centennial celebration for the remarkable work of German Pharmacisct Dr. Julius Neubronner who patented in 1903 a miniature pigeon camera activated by a timing mechanism.

Neubronner's pigeons

Pigeon Photographs © Deutsches Museum, Munich.

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