I love a shitty robot. I think it stems from my childhood. No, not playing with robotics and learning to code; developing skills that would have set me up in today’s age of automation. But rather splayed on a corduroy couch watching Number 5 get up to hijinx. Hmm. There’s probably something to delve deeper on with a therapist.
Anyways - I laughed when stumbling upon this motion-activated sprinkler defence system. Then I gots to wondering how it might work, and found this video of another dude’s efforts to create a similar setup with some relatively cheap gear.

Read Five Links Issue #026 here.