Project Pigeon


I came across this U.S. WWII pre-electronic guidance system initiative called “project pigeon” which basically used trained pigeons to direct bombs on target by consensus. My entry point on this was a really great book called Universal Principles of Design. Click on the image at left to see the full page. There is also wikipedia [...]

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This is the blog of Andrew Mallis, a Toronto-born, San Francisco-based polymedia artist. I work in new(er) media with code, photography and electronics, and in traditional media by writing, drawing & painting.