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Computer Parts Robot Has Intel and AMD in Its Bloodstream

by Paul Strauss

I always wonder what to do with all the bits and pieces of obsolete technology I have lying around. Sure, I donate what I can to schools, but I’ve even been turned down there when the tech is too old or unwieldy. Maybe I should do what Mike over at Total Geekdom did, and turn my old electronics into a robot.

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Mike had a bunch of parts he was going to put in the trash, and decided to give them new life as a robotic sculpture. He gathered up discarded circuit boards and parts from friends and family too, and managed to build a robot with quite a personality.

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He’s got body parts from Dell, AMD, IBM, Maxtor, Toshiba, Sharp, Gateway among others. Nice touch there with the CPUs and flash drives for his brains.

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I especially like the eyes – which came from some old Canon and HP digital cameras. You know that thing they say about the eyes being the window to one’s soul, right?

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All in all, it’s a loving tribute to technology that at one point was an integral part of someone’s livelihood, education or entertainment. I think we need to build an entire shrine to old technology filled with these guys.

[via Total Geekdom]




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Comments (8):

  1. Sergio says:

    You like cybertrash bots?
    Check this out : http://tassou.deviantart.com/gallery/#/dxz9vs

  2. Ragnogroth says:

    Why is it photoshopped? The big part below the black eye.. To the left. It’s not the same on any of the pictures.

  3. Carl says:

    Very cool. Thanks for sharing!

    http://www.newledlight.com.cn

  4. What a waste… Could you guys send ME your old gear? Please?

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