Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2006-11-20 12:11
"Lasers are nifty things. [...] Nonetheless, it took decades for someone to figure out that these highly focused beams of light could replace the strings on a 1,300-year-old Japanese zither."
This is not at all a new idea.
The laser harp's been around since the 1970s, for example.
I've even played one in a museum exhibit, back in the early 90s.