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Bed Ridden ALS Patient Graffiti Tags L.A. Walls Virtually at Night

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Can an ALS patient in a hospital bed create graffiti along the 10 freeway? Yes, yes one can through some hardcore programming, the movement of the patient's eyes and some really amazing creativity.

Meet Eye Writer, described as "the latest ocular assault weapon from the Graffiti Research Lab, openFrameworks and The Ebeling Group... It is a low-cost eye-tracking apparatus + custom software that allows graffiti writers and artists with paralysis resulting from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to draw using only their eyes."

So once you have that technology, what did they do? They went "eye bombing" along the 10 freeway between Alhambra and downtown.