Hard drives gone bad don’t always have to end up in the trash.
Hard Drive Sculptures
Hard drives gone bad don’t always have to end up in the trash. Miguel Rivera, a systems administrator, took a pile of used drives, gutted some and turned them into beautiful sculptures.
The overall concept was to make something out of just hard drive parts and pieces,” says Rivera. “I wanted it to look solid and heavy so I leaned towards just using metal — no plastic or gluing things together.
The results are creations that almost take your breath away in their complexity and beauty. link
As seen in the entrance to ASUS’s headquarters in Taiwan, it’s the Mona Lisa made entirely of motherboards. Move over Leonardo da Vinci, there’s a new sheriff in town and his name is LeoNERDo da Vinci. link
Korean artist Choi Jung Hyun made this viper sculpture out of keyboard keys for a gallery show — it’s meant to promote awareness of recycling. And snakes