When a computer blog starts using big words like « Electrochemical Arbitrage », you just sit up and listen. (Trust us.) Turning a primary school science experiment into a piece of installation Art, Jonathon Keats is showing us how petri dishes, salt water and coins can be used to power an electronic calculator. Based on the idea that money produces energy (and thereby mistaking the physical representation of money for its actual worth), the installation supposedly calls on all those who exploited energy to their own benefit in order to increase their wealth. It is also ripe with symbolism, in that it offers the people an opportunity to see, test and touch the worth of their fortune, participating in a democratic miniature stock exchange system. All the gory details are freely available on Wired if you feel so inclined. As for this Happy Famous Author, he shall keep his pennies safely in a jar, thank you very much.