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Students have found a way to spice up microwave meals by attaching a tablet to their radiation-oven, playing YouTube videos while the food cooks. The µWave uses the Arduino open source prototyping platform to read the cook time, which it sends to a server over an Ethernet connection. The server searches for a YouTube clip of the …

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Genius (as in Panasonic)

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I would prefer a live feed of my food rotating, I usually guestimate the cooking time and turn the oven off by hand a split second before the food would combust.

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Is it bad that I really want to make loads of videos of food cooking in my microwave and upload them to youtube just to confuse these guys?

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i found myself picturing the front of the microwave housing an lcd touchscreen and the light for the turntable backlighting it.. not a slab stuck to the front and a bit of coding..

a bit half arsed really.

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Paris Hilton

Disappointed by contents

I was hoping to find that someone had posted a stream from the cam of a device while it was getting microwaved.

Paris, just because.

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One obvious flaw

Usually I put things in the microwave for a round number of seconds, e.g. 6 minutes. Will I just keep getting the same six-minute video each time? Also often I'll just press 6 minutes but then stop it after 5, thereby depriving me of the ending.

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The obvious answer!

Shock internet vids that are exact-multiples-of-30-seconds long.

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Damn...

I was hoping they would put the tablet IN the microwave and that hilarity would ensue....

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For the

fanbois whom are somewhat "hard of understanding".

The fondleslab goes INSIDE the microwave.

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I see, so rather than will it blend, will it nuke?

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