SRL at the Googleplex?

by srl on March 7, 2014

Heres a proposal we recently sent in to a few select Google Execs requesting that they consider having SRL stage shows all over the Google Campus (or anywhere else that Google holds sway). What the heck, my mom told me it never hurts to ask… – Mark Pauline

Video edited by Steve Bage

Boingboing – Bring SRL To the Googleplex by David Pescovitz

Laughing Squid – SRL Proposal for Show at Google HQ

Yahoo News Proposed: Scary Robots to Make ‘Unannounced’ Visits to Google Campus by Rob Walker

On Metafilter as well – SRL Proposal to Google


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