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The Christmas hits just keep coming...

Cooking, especially holiday cooking, is something I enjoy doing.  As a friend of mine put it, “cooking is a creative endeavor with an immediate payoff”.  Well said, and a nice contrast to silicon projects with 3 year design cycles and no tangible payoff.

One thing I’ve never made before is gingerbread, which certainly means that I’ve never made an autonomous gingerbread robot that can steer around a tabletop and avoid falling off by sensing when it is close to the edge.  However, you can rest easy knowing that this task has been accomplished, and fully documented on Instructables, by “Iculus” and an unnamed conspirator.  Be sure to click the link that takes you to the video.

Mmmmm….  Gingerbread robot….  Arf narf narf narf

Steve Ravet

EDN Gadgeteer.

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