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I love the Buddha Machine, the ambient sound generator with a Buddha inside every byte. Modulator Mike bent his box to add a pitch control and a light-dependent resistor theremin control. I’d love to hear what this sounds like.

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BTW: I discovered that there’s a Buddha Machine iPhone app. It’s $4, tho. Too much for my apps budget.

Mike’s The Magic Mess circuit bending site (which doesn’t have anything on this project yet).

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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.