That wasn't metal -- see what I did there? Because metal is what robots are usually made out of but it's also a genre of music. I'm a smart cookie. "You are a dumb biscuit." Hey -- sticks and stones may break my bones but *WHACK!* now both your legs are broken. This is a video of the robotic bass guitar built by reader James McVay as his fourth year honor's project playing Coldplay's 'Clocks'. Each horizontal segment plays a different string and has a little slider to make it play the proper note. Me? I'm tone deaf. One time the music teacher in high school asked me to sing a b-flat and I was all, "I'd b-flat if I didn't have these man-titties!" I actually got detention for that.
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Thanks James, I'm not sure how I feel about you pursing a career in robotics, but I guess if you're dead-set on being mortal enemies we can do that.
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