X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Twitter Monkey: #Plush #Arduino #Monkey

by Range
Advertisement

Maker Pete Prodoehl recently came up with the Twitter Monkey. What does it do? It tweets, of course, right?

twitter monkey arduino hack mod computer tweets

Actually, that’s not how it works. Instead, Twitter Monkey alerts you in an annoying way when it ‘sees’ specific keywords come up in a Twitter stream by wildly gesticulating its arms. This is done thanks to some servos and an Arduino controller. It’s funny how people enjoy being annoyed by their tech.

I guess it makes some sense if you are watching for specific terms on Twitter, or any other website. Personally, I’m looking forward to the Twitter Monkey which could actually Tweet all by itself.

[via Make:]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Puddles: Where Is My Mind?

Puddles: Where Is My Mind?

Pyongyang 360º

Pyongyang 360º

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Trailer)

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Trailer)

Advertisement
Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Concepts from Future Past: 2001 Ford EX

Concepts from Future Past: 2001 Ford EX

Want a Real Shelby Cobra, But Don’t Know How to Drive Stick?

Want a Real Shelby Cobra, But Don’t Know How to Drive Stick?