Friday, March 21, 2014


(Originally published on as part of Harbourfront Centre's HATCH 2014.)


Earlier this week, ISMEE, the artificial intelligence on board the starship Envoy, issued an invitation and a challenge:
And you know there's nothing people like better than tweeting their #foodporn:


Craving some freeze-dried deep-fried beef? Camembert squeeze cheese? Soup in a tube? Share a taste with @ISMEEtheAI and join the #Fastronauts today!

Astronauts Thomas P. Stafford and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton hold containers of Soviet space food in the Soyuz Orbital Module. The containers hold borsch (beet soup) over which vodka labels have been pasted. This was the crews' way of toasting each other. (Wikimedia Commons)