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Gadget Freak Case #277: A Self-Playing Guitar

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PB&J
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self-playing guitar
PB&J   2/10/2016 9:38:46 AM
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Not to take away from the technical accomplishment (awesome!), but as a bassist, I gotta ask, why?

 

rhl
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rhl   2/10/2016 10:33:54 AM
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As an Engineer...because they can!

J. Williams
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J. Williams   2/10/2016 12:39:40 PM
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A demonstration of their ability to apply multi-disciplanary skills to a project and make it work.  That's what an employer wants to see. 

78RPM
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78RPM   2/10/2016 1:07:53 PM
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It does look like a fun project. We would be interested to hear what their professor's evaluation is. Not that they have time to re-visit the project, but it would be cool if version 2.0 could actually lift the "fingers" of the left hand rather than slide into the notes. They could be made of some firm but pliable plastic.

RichardBradleySmith
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RichardBradleySmith   2/10/2016 2:00:14 PM
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You ask why? Because to them the Electric Bass Guitar has been around since, like, at least the Civil War.

vandalii
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vandalii   2/10/2016 2:41:32 PM
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Boris Spasky once asked similar question of IBM about chess-playing computer ;-)

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