Pizza Computer Is One Smart Box

I had to laugh when I saw this one; a pizza box computer case mod.


(Pizza computer case mod)

I know all the DIY guys make sure to scrounge materials from things other people throw out, like old cell phones or printers, but pizza boxes?

Anyway, the first thing I thought of was the smart pizza box from Snow Crash:

The pizza box is a plastic carapace now, corrugated for stiffness, a little LED readout glowing on the side, telling the Deliverator how many trade imbalance-producing minutes have ticked away since the fateful phone call. There are chips and stuff in there. The pizzas rest, a short stack of them, in slots behind the Deliverator's head. Each pizza glides into a slot like a circuit board into a computer, clicks into place as the smart box interfaces with the onboard system of the Deliverator's car.
(Read more about the smart box by Neal Stephenson)

It turns out that the Deliverator's car is almost ready; take a look at the Tribal Pizza Carputer For Snow Crash Deliverator.

Update 20-Dec-2007: I found myself wondering if this isn't a hoax - maybe they just cut holes in the box. See the pizza computer insides to see for yourself. End update.

Via Guy turns take-out pizza box into computer.

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