Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Toy Bus

A port that encourages re-use of throw-away microcontrolled toys.
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Fast food places give out millions of microprocessor controlled toys with kids meals. I propose a 2 or 3 pin interface that allows reprogramming of the microprocessor inside. With this, and a web site with the protocols made public, the smart hackers could have a fun time re-purposing these toys. They'd get a whole new life.

The fast food places could make a little more money selling the USB-to-toy-bus adapter as well.

n81641, Dec 18 2008


       This sounds like something from Make magazine.
bungston, Dec 18 2008


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