This excellent ball-flinging robot, by YouTube user LordLal0, plays fetch with a dog and even keeps track of the number of times it has flung the ball. As the caption says, this is what happens when an engineer owns a dog. [Thanks, Robert]

John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


  • Anonymous

    Awesome! Now we just need a robot / dog tug of war machine and we’re all set.

  • Anonymous

    Awesome! Now we just need a robot / dog tug of war machine and we’re all set.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/Y7AS634IA3TDAGAKNTN4GLEP64 Paul

    I was worried about the kid’s toes at 1:32.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/Y7AS634IA3TDAGAKNTN4GLEP64 Paul

    I was worried about the kid’s toes at 1:32.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mary-Mattingly/1069289993 Mary Mattingly

    for all the robotics kids out there