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Machine Supply

A bookshop in a tweeting vending machine.

Machine Supply (2015–2018) was a bookshop vending machine with residencies in various London locations including Google’s Campus building in Shoreditch, and the building lobby of publisher Hachette’s UK headquarters facing the Thames.

Books were stocked in the machine according to recommendations from readers. Machine Supply was internet-connected to a back-end website: each time a book was bought, it would automatically send a tweet.

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