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Elon Musk's Massive Boring Machine Controlled with Xbox

October 8, 2018
The Verge has reported that The Boring Company, which has had a hand in digging some serious tunnels in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., and recently won a bid to build a high-speed express train under Chicago, can control a section of its boring machine with an Xbox controller.

The Verge has reported that The Boring Company, which has had a hand in digging some serious tunnels in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., and recently won a bid to build a high-speed express train under Chicago, can control a section of its boring machine with an Xbox controller.

You read that correctly, a video game controller can help run a huge machine. The Boring Company tweeted the video evidence.

The Verge also says this isn’t the first time a game controller has been repurposed for non-game activities. The Navy submarine USS Colorado has used an Xbox 360 controller to control its 360-degree rotating photonic mast.

Source: The Verge

Image: The Boring Company

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