Ars Technica visits the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Among the items on display:

Straight back from the lobby, through a sun-filled hallway, is the museum and the NIST library that’s open 24–7. There are somewhere in the ballpark of 200 items on display, with around 1,300 more in storage. The first that comes into view is a World War II-era glide bomb that was – no joke – originally designed to be piloted by pigeons.

No mention of Skinner. But I’m making a mental note to visit some time.

For a much better look at Project Pigeon, see the Wikipedia entry.

Audrey Watters


The Pigeons of Education Technology

A Hack Education Project

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