15/03/2017 15:37 GMT | Updated 15/03/2017 16:29 GMT

Amazon Alexa Turned Into Talking Skull In Terrifying Hack

The stuff of nightmares.

A talking skull with bulging eyes and a maniacal grin has been hooked up to Amazon Alexa in a truly terrifying hack.

It’s the brain child of Mike McGurrin, a computer and robotics hobbyist who explained the story behind the creepy contraption in a blog

While McGurrin was looking for ways to repurpose his talking skull, he came across a similar invention on YouTube.

“When I saw the Alexa Billy Bass I knew what I had to do, and the Yorick project was born,” McGurrin writes. “I’m pretty happy with the result.” 

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