Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Not elder law: Lending new meaning to the term "snail mail"

Muriel, Austin and Cecil are snails for the electronic age.  The gastropods havSnaile been fitted with equipment to allow them to send e-mails on behalf of visitors to a website.  Instead of instantaneous communication, sent messages will travel at 0.03mph (0.05km/h) and could take days, weeks or even months to arrive.  It is part of a "slow art" project called Real Snail Mail at Bournemouth University in the UK which will be showcased in Los Angeles in August.

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7458531.stm


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