Mysterious Modular Device comes in pieces and you assemble it yourself. You aren't quite sure what all the pieces do but you know you need all of them for the device to function. The device is an integral part of your life, and so the completed device also completes you.
Mysterious Modular Device is a critical interpretation of the cell phone. Our phones do so much and yet we can hardly tell if they are doing anything. We can only hope our phones work for us and not for corporations and governments, reporting our activities as a sort of modern artifact embodiment of panoptic power.
This was one of a collection of micro projects I worked from a paragraph to generate some ideas, then moved to sketching, and refined and rendered the final in CAD.