What this little guy lacks in stability he makes up for in simplicity. He only has three parts and can be made by just bending some metal. He’s kind of lazy and I haven’t figured out a way to get him to do any work. In fact mostly what he does is wander around in circles and often falls over. But he’s fun to watch. And since it’s a robot we don’t have to do an intervention for the alcohol abuse. Yes, there are may vibrobots and bristlebots but very few of them are cute and none of them are drunk. You need to be able to work with small items, and have about 20 minutes to spare.
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