On Friday we let our hair down at Sophos HQ, and held a “Potato Drop Challenge” to celebrate the release of the latest version (v9.5) of our security and control product.
Teams had to drop a raw potato from high up in our building’s atrium towards a target, and were judged for a number of factors including accuracy, grace-in-the-air, longest flight and artistic impression by an array of international judges.
Over a dozen teams took part, creating a wide variety of flying machines out of paper clips, plastic straws, glue, cotton, string, elastic bands, two sheets of a broadsheet newspaper, a standard-sized carrier bag, sellotape and lolly sticks.
There were some pretty cool designs – although none succeeded in being entirely successful as anti-gravity devices.
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