“The minimum wage machine allows anybody to work for minimum wage. Turning the crank will yield one penny every 4.97 seconds, for $7.25 an hour (NY state minimum wage). If the participant stops turning the crank, they stop receiving money. The machine’s mechanism and electronics are powered by the hand crank, and pennies are stored in a plexiglas box.”
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As someone who once had a minimum wage job, I think this is genius. What a brilliant way to comment on what nearly two million people in the US work towards everyday.