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Dad Finds New Use for CD-ROM Tray: Baby Rocker

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Ah, the ol’ CD drive. It can read CDs. It can write on CDs. Idiots use it as a coaster and then call tech support if it stops working. And it can put babies to sleep.

baby-rocker

YouTube user macjonesnz MacGyvered a baby rocker using his baby’s car seat, a piece of string, his PC’s CD drive and a bit of code.

I’m calling it the medium-tech baby rocker. If macjonesnz made a robot rocker, now that would be high tech. Still, the man ordered his computer to rock his child to sleep. Programming ftw.

[via Neatorama]