I love the creativity found in this “next-gen” remote-controlled vibrobot. It has a PICAXE brain, uses a 16-pin DIP socket as its vibro-feet, and a universal TV remote as its controller.

SOCBOT – the next generation vibrobot

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.

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