2nd year engineering students from UBC (University of British Columbia) building robots to “play” a jumbo version of the electronic board game Operation.

2007 UBC Engineering Physics 253 – Doctor-Bot – Link


  • OPERATION: The costume – Link
  • Make your own Operation board game – Link
  • Making an ‘Operation’ game costume – Link
Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.