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Swedish Inventor's 'Top Secret Rubbish Robot Building Shenanigans'

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The YouTube star of "Shitty Robots," Simone Giertz is a maker, robotics enthusiast and non-engineer, who has become somewhat of an expert in making rubbish robots. Giertz is from Sweden but now lives in the US, and her morning routine involves a lot of really bad robots.

They fail miserably at waking her upbrushing her teeth and making her breakfast. The 25-year-old Swedish robot enthusiast has parlayed their failures into a very successful YouTube channel, and full-time job.

In an interview with the inventor, Giertz told Sputnik that she got involved in robots and inventions after teaching herself electronics.

"I had a lot of ideas that I wanted to prototype, so around two years ago, I started teaching myself about electronics. I got hooked immediately because I realized how many cool things you could build if you just knew your way around a microcontroller," Giertz told Sputnik.

Simone is inspired by procrastination, boredom and misdirected creativity, all of which have added uniqueness to her work. However, when it comes to sharing what invention is next on Giertz's list, that remains top secret.

"I always have a ton of projects in the loop but they're all top secret… Highly classified stuff, this shitty robot building shenanigans," Giertz said.

However not all of Simons inventions have been completely useless, there have been some that have worked, Giertz recalls an iPhone case with retractable guitar strings, that allows you to play the guitar wherever you go. Giertz said it was one of the first hardware projects she had built and was most likely one of the best ones. 

Simone's online YouTube channel continues to inspire so many, with people on social media commenting on how intrigued they are by Simone's "shitty robots."

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