Simone Giertz


Life After a Brain Tumor With Simone Giertz, the Queen of Shitty Robots

For years, Giertz’s robo-fails have made us laugh. Now she wants to build something that will actually help people.


This DIY 'Westworld'-Inspired Robot Is Terrifying

Shitty robot expert Simone Giertz creates a host version of herself for the second season of 'Westworld.'


Someone Invented a Butt Wiping Machine, But at What Cost?

Because maybe the world just needs help wiping its butt.


'Freebooters' Are Stealing Videos from YouTube and Reposting Them to Facebook

Will 30 million views on stolen videos fly when Facebook has to start paying out ad revenues?


This Inventor Made a Robotic Toothbrushing Helmet, So We Asked Her: Wait, Why?

It’s so perfect it’s a little terrifying.