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The Social Dreamer

The Copenhagen Blanket is an artifact inspired by the Copenhagen Interpretation of quantum mechanics. This principle states that the act of attempting to measure the probability of a system thwarts your attempt; a system will assume a definite position upon observation. Much like a probability wave, this blanket assumes a defined pattern upon observation but resumes its probabilistic state when unobserved. The proposal is that the blanket would be powered by static electricity and made of fibers that change color, generating a pattern that simulates a probability wave. What if our cultural artifacts reflected the probabilistic nature of particles? What if they reflected the concept of uncertainty, a concept that often makes us uncomfortable?