There are few tasks more infuriating than assembling a piece of furniture. But a new project at MIT may eventually eliminate that pesky life chore entirely.
As Wired’s Liz Stinson reports, the loopy geniuses over at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Self-Assembly Lab recently debuted a chair designed to put itself together, without the need for a single vaguely illustrated instruction manual.
There is also a good video at the link, courtesy of the excellent Samir Varma, a loyal MR reader. I sometimes toy with the proposition that there is in fact nothing I can assemble, not even simple items. My requested birthday gift this year was that Yana show me how to put together and operate that which I got for Christmas.