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$5,000 for a Used (parts) Robot

eBay would like some publicity. In exchange for YOU building a robot out of parts that you could feasibly purchase on eBay (a rather loose parameter), you might have the chance to win $5,000!

$5,000 of course being .000002 percent of eBay’s third-quarter revenue. [sourcing that.]

So if you happen to be building a robot n-e-ways, I suggest giving old eBay a chance to take a gander at it and give you a little something for your trouble.

[Crossposted on Speculative Design]

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