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Popcorn Tweets

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Published on Feb 4, 2010

Popcorn Tweets! The Twitter-powered popcorn machine ** Tech Doc Here: http://tinyurl.com/ni-tech-doc ** By Dave Britt (@_clevermonkey_) and Justin Goeres (@JustinGoeres)

A custom LabVIEW program polls Twitter for any mention of #popcorn, and for each Tweet, activates a LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot to power some Rube Goldberg sort of contraption that makes popcorn one Tweet at a time.

We made this for Fireworks Popcorn's Creative Pop 2010! Contest. [edit: WE WON!] Fireworks Popcorn is http://popcornlovers.com

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    • Standard YouTube License
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  • Artist

    • Henry Mancini and His Orchestra
  • Album

    • Hatari! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Licensed by

    • SME (on behalf of Lilith Records); SOLAR Music Rights Management, Sony ATV Publishing, UBEM, and 12 Music Rights Societies

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