Touch Wood

I’ve committed to posting daily through the month of November. There’s only an hour and a half left of today, so I suspended my research on privacy in the age of Big Brother to look for inspiration.

A former classmate unwittingly came to the rescue. Jina Moore found a marvelous Japanese ad for a smartphone that required building with great precision an extremely long xylophone that courses through the forest. A small wooden ball bounces along its length, producing Bach’s rendition of a traditional church hymn. The theme of the ad? “Touch Wood.”

The making of the xylophone is awe-inspiring for the obsessive attention to detail that makes the feat possible:

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