05/04/2011 12:34 pm ET | Updated Jul 04, 2011

A New Kind of Bartender: The Barbot!

NYC Resistor's barbot, a robot made from a Japanese slot machine that serves patrons a mixed drink randomly selected from its database, was installed Tuesday at Pacific Standard on Fourth Avenue.

The robot was created for Hackerspace Challenge, a contest sponsored by VIMBY and Scion, and included entrants from a variety of DIY-type groups from around the country. NYC Resistor's barbot took first place.

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