Raspberry Pi Haunted Jack in the Box

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Raspberry Pi Haunted Jack in the Box

No matter the time of year, there isn’t much that’s spookier than a jack-in-the-box. Sean Hodgins takes the suspense of that leaping clown and adds a high-tech aspect with a hidden Raspberry Pi running a face-detection script to power a motor that creepily turns the crank when it sees you approaching. Find his full build on Instructables.

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Mike Senese

Mike Senese is a content producer with a focus on technology, science, and engineering. He served as Executive Editor of Make: magazine for nearly a decade, and previously was a senior editor at Wired. Mike has also starred in engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with electronics, fixing cars, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza. You might spot him at his local skatepark in the SF Bay Area.

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