Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, delivered an outstanding commencement address at Stanford University on June 17. A couple of great quotes:
Many of you may have seen this already, as Bjørk is already using it on her current world tour, but this is an amazing instrument. The Reactable is an intuitive, touch and sight based synthesizer/sampler/general digital instrument. It allows up to four people to play it at once, and makes some pretty interesting sounds. But what fascinates me about this thing is deeper than that.