Andrew Breese

Musings of a professional geek

A Twittertape machine

We were blathering at work this morning about a machine to take a twitter feed and print it out like the old ticker-tape devices used in for stock market prices before computers took over. And like most crazy thoughts somebody has already built it, The Twittertape Machine. I want one.twittertape machine

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One response to “A Twittertape machine

  1. John Nagle July 11, 2014 at 8:43 am

    That’s a nice compact unit. I like it. I’ve had something similar running for years, but it’s a bit bigger, and much noisier.

    https://archive.org/details/Aethericmachine14

    I’ve had it attached to Twitter feeds, but they’re usually too banal to print. So it’s usually following the Reuters RSS feed.

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