ALS ICE bucket challenge for makers
August 25, 2014
As you all already know, the ALS ICE bucket challenge is flooding the internet with funny and not so funny videos of people getting a cold ice water shower for a good reason. We from DFRobot also did our part to get some videos more online.
We hijacked that challenge and extended it to all makers around the world. Makers who get challenged need to build a rig which somehow poures the water out of the bucket or something like that
I also took that opportunity to get some cold ice water all over my head and spread the word about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Disease Or Medical Condition) ALS. However, we meant no disrespect when we hijacked it to challenge all the makers around the world but without loosing the original message. So people, please check the website of the ALSA (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association) and inform yourself about that disease.
I received my ice bucket last Friday. Today I did the donation to the ALS association to finalize my participation. (see the video on the right and the copy of the donation receipt below. (Embedded videos are not shown, so please click the link to see it on Youtube)
As for the rules of the ALS ICE bucket challenge I am challenging 3 people to build a machine which pours the ice bucket over their head:
1. Xinchejian has to build the machine (Shanghai Hackerspace) and David Li receives the ice water
2. Frits Lyneborg (Founder of letsmakerobots.com)
Russel Cameron (Technical Designer at DAGU) Anzone who want's to take over OddBots part
You will have more than 24 hours time since you need to build that rig/machine but you will have to finish your part before the end of September.