Articles by Jeremy Gillick
When Steve Ganz left to compete in the PDGA World Championships little did he know that he’d return to find a fast talking, “fashionably low-rate” robot built in his likeness; he may never take a vacation again! The “Ganzbot”, as we named it, was a collaborative effort from our Web Development team with participation from Jamie Still, Dennis Hengeveld, Scott Olson and me.
The robot reads quotes from the Ganzbot Twitter feed and an internal message queue that anyone in the office can submit text to. When he talks his face becomes expressive with moving eyebrows, lips synchronized to the audio and eyes that change color.
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