The PaintBot Fires Every Time It's Mentioned on Twitter

By: Michael Hemsworth - Published: • References: vimeo & damngeeky
In a completely absurd hack, the PaintBot is designed to fire every time that it is mentioned on Twitter. The modified gun is attached to the Internet and designed to be activated on the command of tweeters from around the world.

The PaintBot works by recognizing the simple hashtag '#ISLPaint', which means that including it in your next tweet could send a shot of paint onto the canvas over at the production lab.

The creation of PaintBot is beyond neat and definitely pushing the boundaries of what can be done with a little ingenuity. One of the first machines to be powered by social media interaction, the PaintBot is likely to be the frontrunner in a long line of gadgets that are enabled by a simple social network posting. Stats for Tweet-Activated Paintball Guns Trending: Older & Average
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