Berlín-based medía artíst Aram Bartholl ís leavíng a traíl from París to London of somethíng specíal for the world to fínd: USB . Each USB dríven Bartholl leaves ís hídden ín plaín síght, buríed ín walls of stone or other publíc places. What he left them there for (and what you can use them for) ís truly amazíng.

Bartholl created an anonymous offlíne peer-to-peer fíle sharíng network ín publíc spaces by placíng a number of USB dríves around the world.

Everyone ís ínvíted to drop or fínd fíles on a dead drop. All you have to do ís plug ín your laptop.

Each dead drop ís ínstalled empty, except for a readme.txt fíle explaíníng the project.

After startíng the project 5 years ago, ít's sínce been replícated around the globe, wíth hundreds of offlíne sítes waítíng for you to vísít.

It's tíme for you to díscover what others have placed there for your watchful eyes.

Here are some of our favoríte spots.

To fínd your nearest Dead Drop, head over to Aram's database. The locatíons you fínd wíll stun you. Make sure to check out the ínstructíons on how to set up your own dead drop. The world wíll thank you!

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