Month: March 2019

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Hackaday Links: March 31, 2019

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You can now make flexible circuit boards of unlimited length. Trackwise was contracted out for making a wiring harness for the wing of a UAV and …

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Build Your Own Metal Roller

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Metal fabrication is a useful skill to have. There’s plenty you can achieve in your workshop at home, given the right tools. There’s lathes for turning, …

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A Weather Station Fit For A PDP-11

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The Digital Equipment Corp. PDP-11/70 is a masterpiece of Cold War-era industrial design. This microcomputer was the size of one or two modern server racks depending …

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Squeezebox Comes To The ESP

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Streaming music may now come from somewhere in the cloud to an app on your phone and be sent to the client built in to almost …

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ROS Gets Quick Sensor Debugging In The Terminal

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Sensors are critical in robotics. A robot relies on its sensor package to perform its programmed duties. If sensors are damaged or non-functional, the robot can …

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Ikea Furniture Hacks Make Accessibility More Accessible

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The ThisAbles project is a series of 3D-printed IKEA furniture hacks making life easier for those without full use of their bodies. Since IKEA furniture is …

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Bidirectional IP with New Packet Radio

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There are a few options if you want to network computers on amateur radio. There are WiFi hacks of sort, and of course there’s always packet …

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DNA Computers are in the Lab Now

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Although it isn’t very real-world practical, researchers at Cal Tech have produced a DNA-based programmable computer. Spectrum reports that the system executes programs using a set …

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Grab an Image From Your O-scope The Easy Way

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The Rigol DS1054Zed is the oscilloscope you want. If you don’t have an oscilloscope, this is the scope that has the power and features you need, …

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Hash and Roll Your Way To Secure Passwords

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In the electronic battlefield that is 2019, the realm of password security is fraught with dangers. Websites from companies big and small leak like sieves, storing …