Hacked Gadgets Forum

January 9, 2006

Lego Hacks

at 11:42 pm. Filed under Computer Hacks, DIY Hacks, Toy Hacks

Lego is inherently a creative product, think of something and then put it together with little blocks of Lego. Well for some people Lego alone isn’t good enough. Might as well make a computer out of it like this one that Winston built. Not good enough? Why not build an entire fleet of computers out of Lego then! Don’t like the computing power of the available Mindstorm Computer? Derek Anderson solved that problem by squeezing a Gumstix computer into a Lego block, he calls them Gumbrix. If you are thinking outside the box this project will give you a good beginning to making a Lego lie detector. If your Lego pieces are getting board they can play a video game. Want to know how much something is bending? No problem build a Lego bend sensor! Here is the edge of Lego robot building… Check out the sex bots.

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