Here’s what Corey is seeing right now in My basement in Lawrence, Kansas, USA.:

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Corey is participating in the secret MegaMaker missions. To join, text “Sunshine” to +1-424-247-5762.

Here’s what Ken is seeing right now in Schererville, Indiana:

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Ken is participating in the secret MegaMaker missions. To join, text “Sunshine” to +1-424-247-5762.

Here’s what Matt is seeing right now in At work in Jeffersonville, Indiana:

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Matt is participating in the secret MegaMaker missions. To join, text “Sunshine” to +1-424-247-5762.

Here’s what Shen is seeing right now in Downtown Los Angeles, CA:

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Shen is participating in the secret MegaMaker missions. To join, text “Sunshine” to +1-424-247-5762.

SMS experiment #2:

I texted* this to 156 strangers from the internet:

Close your eyes. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Text that back to me.

These are the responses I got back:

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View all the responses here.

I’ll tell the whole story on the next episode of MegaMaker.

Update 10pm: More people have been texting, so I created another word cloud.

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* To join people texted “Hi Justin” to +1-424-247-5762.

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Yesterday I asked people to give me their cell phone number.

Then I texted them a secret challenge: to draw something, and send it to me.

People found it cathartic:

That felt great actually. thanks for setting it up.

Here are the doodles people sent me: