by Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 3 May 2013

Artist Blake Fall-Conroy built this cool Minimum Wage Machine, which doughs out a penny every 5.035 seconds in real-time for as long as the user cranks it up by turning a handle. It certainly has a socially-conscious ring to it, which Fall-Conroy professes to be into. The Make blog has more technical details on how this works.