Durango inventor combines music, robots and booze
September 17, 2017
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The two most popular guests at a party are probably a robot and alcohol. One fascinates people and the other can make people fascinating.
Ryan Finnigan, a mechanical tinkerer, is also likely popular. After all, he is the genius behind a machine that combines music and cocktails. And it's named Benny the Booze Organ.
With Benny, each note you play triggers a pour of alcohol. You have to approach the notes with care, because a melody could leave you with a tasty drink or an unpalatable drink.
The organ is one of the electronic art pieces Finnigan built with friends to...