Toys, textiles, and Japanese tsuba are all things you might expect to come across when visiting the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. But you might be surprised by one of the museum's most recent acquisitions -- an iPad app.
The Cooper-Hewitt has acquired the iPad app Planetary, the first piece of code to be included in the museum's collection. Planetary visualizes the contents of a person's music library as celestial bodies -- turning songs, albums, and artists into moons, planets, and suns.
"We have acquired Planetary both as an example of interaction … Read more