This microwave can tweet and play YouTube videos

This microwave can tweet and play YouTube videos

The ╬╝Wave, pronounced micro-wave, mu-wave, or u-wave, is a nifty little invention which comes to us courtesy of a group of students who won first place in the PennApps Data Hackathon.

Conceived by Will Whitney and built by┬áKevin Conley,┬áBen Shyong,┬áVarun Sampath┬áand┬áTeddy Zhang┬áin less than 40 hours,┬áthe unique microwave, spotted on the Make blog, not only heats up your food for you, but will have you thoroughly entertained in the process. Once you punch in how long you want to heat up your food, ╬╝Wave will find one of YouTubeÔÇÖs top videos of the same length and play it for you. And thatÔÇÖs not all it does. It will also send out a tweet from its own personal Twitter account to let its followers know you just microwaved your food. If you get bored with the YouTube video and happen to wander off, it will send you an SMS message to let you know your food is ready.

To see the ╬╝Wave in action check out the video below:

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