Making Austin Weird: Robotic Drummer

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From now until the awesomeness that is Maker Faire Austin, I’ll be highlighting projects that you can find at Travis County Fairgrounds on 10/18-19. Tickets here; see you there!

Craig Newswanger’s HyperLumaMidiMagnaTronic robot drum set seems like a human drummer. Except, it can play with perfect timing and doesn’t need bathroom breaks:

Afterwards, learn how to build your own (milder) drumbot in this Make article.

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Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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