While you enjoy fries, this man turned a potato autonomous vehicle.
For many, the potato is the ingredient that allows them to have fries to accompany their burger. For younger children and fans of Pixar, this is a toy that comes with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. Matt Damon is his only way to survive on Mars and for players of Portal 2 , the potato is the only way to save when GLaDOS Weathley goes crazy. Because in addition to being a food, the potato is also a natural battery.
Hit the road, Potato !
Many schools offer workshops where children learn to light a bulb using a simple potato. But Marek Baczynski, this little experiment is not sufficient. The engineer decided to create the first apple autonomous ground of the world. Here Pontus, a potato able to roll in the direction of his choice, over distances of 7 centimeters. He even at times to follow the brave Marek Baczynski.
As a potato does not produce enough electricity, the engineer added a capacitor to accumulate enough energy to power the two electric motors. If Pontus is a pioneer in self potato, it has not had a happy ending. After a few days, Marek Baczynski found that Pontus had developed suicidal behavior. The tuber was actually very interested in the kitchen oven. The engineer decided to cook to respect his wish.