Video Friday: Robotically Tuned Wine Glasses

“Quartet” by Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska from Ethan Zuckerman on Vimeo.

“Quartet” by Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska at the Ars Electronica Center. This award-winning piece includes a set of robotically controlled tuned wine glasses and a 42-key “ballistic marimba”. To play? Enter a theme at and let the computers and robots in Linz perform and send you a video.

When he’s not creating futuristic music structures, Jeff Lieberman is hosting Discovery Channel’s Time Warp, pursuing a doctorate at MIT’s Media Lab, playing in the band Gloobic, and traveling to your school, non-profit or organization for an upcoming program! To learn more about Jeff Lieberman, please visit JodiSolomonSpeakers/JeffLieberman.