Digital soup

Digital soup

On a trip to town in recent days, your ‘umble scribe was intrigued by the digital soup spotted in a shop display window,

Digital soup maker on display in shop window

My initial thought was “What is digital soup?

Is it made of fingers? Or are ones and zeroes involved? Is the digital a defiant gesture to all soup makers marketed before?

As it turns out, ones and zeroes are indeed involved and the digital part of the apparatus refers to the device’s digital control panel, as depicted below.

Soup maker digital control panel
Author: Steve Woods

Generic carbon-based humanoid life form.