Just when you think you’ve seen it all, someone goes and invents a cajón-playing robot and launches it on Kickstarter. Cabot (which, one assumes, is a portmanteau of cajon and robot) attaches to the percussion instrument and, when connected to a smartphone, blasts out a rhythm of the user’s choosing or creation on the drum. Also, it looks like the facehugger from Alien if, rather than H. R. Giger, they were designed by Apple. You can see it in action here: The CEO of the Cabot team, Hideaki Iio, was inspired to create the device so he could, and I…

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