Giant Interactive iPhone Monument In St. Petersburg, Russia Memorializes Steve Jobs



If you happen to wander the courtyard of St. Petersburg’s National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (quite the mouthful), you will now find a giant iPhone. The monument stands about as tall as a fully grown man, and a huge screen displays photos, videos and text about Steve Jobs, the late Apple co-founder.

The monument was just unveiled to the public after the Progress IT Fund held a competition last year to see who would design the tribute. The winner was designed by Gleb Tarasov and named “Sunny QR Code.” The name refers to a QR code on the monument itself that links to a memorial website for Jobs. Not sure what the “Sunny” stands for.


Source: RIA Novosti

Via: The Next Web

  • Gadget

    They original had it running Android but the memorial kept ending up forgotten in someones dresser drawer

  • 4betthreat

    I feel like SJ would not be thrilled about this

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    Apple lawsuit in 3… 2… 1…..

  • lwdesign1

    I think it’s quite amazing and touching that Steve’s contribution to the world of technology is so well thought of in Russia that they went to the considerable expense of erecting an interactive electronic monument to him. This is so much more that kind words on a web page. I wonder who paid for it?

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