Torpor (2014)

< TuscanyUp (2014)

Take 1 Lego Mindstorms Robotics set, 1 cheap-ass webcam, 1 LED torch and a netbook,Lego Mindstorms,assemble,realise that only one motor works and redesign to use a complex gearing mechanism to drive both wheels,meet Torpor the rover.,Torpor,Torpor’s advanced array of capabilities include: move forward and stop.,The rover is fitted with the very latest in illumination technology.,The terrain is challenging,The rover advances,Searching for signs of rats,On finding what looks like rat-chewed pipe insulation the rover turns on it’s tracking device – keyed on micro changes in air density – to hunt down the creatures and destroy them with lasers or something.