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Secrets at Metalab

By Chloe I. Yu
In the analog version of "Secrets," a labeled wooden box in the center of a glass elevator in MIT's Media Lab asks passers-by to record a secret. Once the secret is deposited, a sensor in the box is triggers a voice to read a separate, pre-recorded secret aloud.  This installation aimed to encourage viewers to consider the nature of secrets and privacy in an increasingly digitized world.
In the analog version of "Secrets," a labeled wooden box in the center of a glass elevator in MIT's Media Lab asks passers-by to record a secret. Once the secret is deposited, a sensor in the box is triggers a voice to read a separate, pre-recorded secret aloud. This installation aimed to encourage viewers to consider the nature of secrets and privacy in an increasingly digitized world.

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