Every nerd and his brother have 3D printers these days, and a stunning number of us have made an enclosure out of two or more IKEA LACK side tables. It’s a rite of passage, like playing a video game for 24 hours straight or writing your own MP3 player.

I was moving my LACK stack the other day, and I realized there’s a classic freshman computer science algorithm that tells me exactly how to do that.

So, one defurnished room and tripod mounted camera later…

Towers of Hanoi in semi-real life'

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