IM bark notification

Computers & Mobile Technology

Matthew replaced the controller in a robotic dog, and through some scripting, made a barking instant messenger notifier. The dog barks when you receive a message, leaving your speakers free to play music, and helping him stay polite without being glued to his computer.



Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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