Junkbots made from old hard-drives

On Wired's Gadget Lab, a gallery of sculptures made from dead hard-drives made by sysadmin Miguel Rivera, including this wonderful junkbot.

Old Hard Drives Get Sculpted Into Cars, Bikes, Robots


  1. …Why does it not surprise me that there’s a half-dozen IBM, Fujitsu-made Travelstar notebook drives in that sculpture?

    [Looks at box of just under one *hundred* dead 2.5″ Travelstar drives ranging from 4 to 18 GB in size]

    Oh. That’s why. They were second only to Seagate drives on the “shortest life expectancy” list…

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