Teddy Ruxpin + The Internet = You Aren’t Sleeping Tonight
Creepy or beautiful? You decide.
T,E.D , or Tranformations, Emotional Deconstruction is an installation consisting of 80 Teddy Ruxpin dolls connected to emotional content aggregated from the Internet, set to random disperse this content through musical cues, lighting, and computer generated voices. Since this robotic representation of genuine human response, world events, seasons, and even the time of day will affect the atmosphere of the piece.
For those who want to understand the hard work behind the T,E.D. installation, the creator has provided a PDF of his experiment here. Good luck going to bed.