Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk): Musical Macs

An ensemble of student computer scientists and musicians, the Stanford Laptop Orchestra uses 20 MacBook computers to compose and perform new music. “We tilt the notebook and use its built-in accelerometer to expressively control sound. We use the trackpad as a kind of violin bow,” explains Ge Wang, SLOrk’s founder. ”You can make some wild, diverse music with the MacBook.”

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