Watch Raphael Abrams teach a Japanese TV host how to build the Twitchie robot kit, among other things, at NYC Resistor in this adorable video in two parts.


Twitchie Scorpion

In the Maker Shed:



Twitchie Robot Kit

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • StayatHomeElectronics

    That was a really good video. Don’t let the Japanese discourage you. There is plenty of English from the on camera host and the NYC Resistor people.