Giant iPhone Commemorates Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg, Russia

by Todd Haselton | January 10, 2013

The local residents of St. Petersburg, Russia have erected a large six foot tall iPhone statue to commemorate the late Steve Jobs. The device was placed in the the courtyard of St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Daily Mail said. The monument also has a screen that displays a slideshow of photos of Jobs.

There’s a QR code on the back of the statue, right around where the Apple logo typically is, which users can scan with a smartphone; it directs to a website that provides more information about the monument and Steve Jobs. The monument is dubbed “Sunny QR code” and was designed by Gleb Tarasov.

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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...