Only a true techie has a Christmas tree like this

Can you beat that?

(Credit: Zach Burhop/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matysczyk/CNET)

Techies build things.

That’s what they always say at least. Even if the truth is that sometimes what they build is their own egos up to Eiffel Tower proportions.

Zach Burhop, though, is a little different. It struck him one day that Christmas tree ornaments are all the same. Wasn’t it time for a little disruption?

So here is your Arduino-powered Christmas tree with 3D printed ornaments.

In an interview on the Solidoodle Web site, Burhop explained that Christmas Day is special.

“My birthday is Christmas Day,” he said.

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