The jetsons would be proud A gizmo as cool as Roomba just begs to be hacked. Now, with this book and the official ROI specification furnished by iRobotr, you can become the robotic engineer you dreamed of being when you were 10. Build a Bluetooth interface for your Roomba. Turn it into an artist. Install Linux on it and give it a new brain. Some hacks are functional, others are purely fun. All of them let you play with robotics, and not one will void your warranty. You could say it's a clean sweep. Fun ways to work the Roomba All this - and it will still clean your floor! Build a serial interface tether Set up a Bluetoothr interface Drive Roomba Play with sensors Make it sing Create a Roomba artist Use your Roomba as a mouse Connect Roomba to the Net Wi-Fi your Roomba Replace Roomba's brain Install Roomba-cam Put Linuxr on Roomba Companion Web site Get the official iRobot Roomba Open Interface (ROI) specification and all code presented in the book in ready-to-run form at www.wiley.com/go/extremetechKurt, Tod E. is the author of 'Hacking Roomba ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780470072714 and ISBN 0470072717.