March 7, 2016 AT 11:33 am

C.H.I.P.py Ruxpin is a CHIP-powered Teddy Ruxpin, Says Whatever You Want, Reads Tweets @nextthingco

The team at Next/Thing hacked a flea market Teddy Ruxpin into a modern tweet-reading bot using their SBC:

More than 30 years later, I found myself at Next Thing Co, brainstorming ideas of entertaining things we could make with C.H.I.P., the world’s first $9 computer. Remembering back to that cold December afternoon, I suggested we hack a Teddy Ruxpin so that we could control him over WiFi and make him say whatever we wanted. Maybe read us tweets, why not.

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