Doo·dle [ dood'l ] verb: A doodle is a small, mindless sketch (although some doodles may represent unconscious thought). People usually make doodles while bored or concentrating on something else, such as talking on the phone or passing time in lectures.
In The “Art of Invention, ” sculptor Daniel A. Henderson explores the viral allure of technology and its unintended consequences. Henderson, an inventor who developed the wireless picturephone and holds 26 U.S. patents, believes that invention like sculpture, is an artistic endeavor. Through his work, Henderson shows us how the permanence of iconic products–from View-Masters to Princess phones–sculpted in stone represents the connection with the natural world and contrasts with the temporality of technology and the materials in which they are constructed. For the full column click here.