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Archived Post 04-24-2012 05:25 AM

Playing Tetris ... on a Building!
 
Rumor is a hacker did this, but still looks cool to me. lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=IAIPUGO1iko

Archived Post 04-24-2012 10:43 AM

Linkie: http://hacks.mit.edu/Hacks/by_year/2012/tetris/

They've been trying to do that since '95-ish.

And it's MIT. They're all hackers. :)

Archived Post 04-24-2012 11:00 AM

Oh I see, so it's just a hacker thing? lol So how they get the lights to change colors like that?

Archived Post 04-24-2012 11:08 AM

The wikipedia articles for the building touches on it:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_B...28MIT%29#Hacks

From the second picture on the MIT page, looks like the guy at the podium has some sort of controller. You'll note that light is reflecting off of his hands.

There's a picture of the 9/11 hack here:

http://hacks.mit.edu/Hacks/by_year/2011/flag_on_9_11/

edit: And just to keep this discussion in the Star Trek realm:

http://hacks.mit.edu/Hacks/by_year/1989/enterprise/

Archived Post 04-26-2012 08:04 AM

Looks like they couldn't figure out how to program clearing the lines, since they were obviously avoiding getting full rows.


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