Month: September 2019

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Take A Break From Arduinos, And Build A Radio Transmitter

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When you start watching learnelectronic’s two-part series about making a radio transmitter, you might not agree with some of his history lessons. After all, the origin …

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Meet MutantC; Raspberry Pi Sidekick Complete With Sliding Screen, QWERTY

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Over the years we’ve seen the Raspberry Pi crammed into almost any piece of hardware you can think of. Frankly, seeing what kind of unusual consumer …

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Keeping Kids In School The Smart Way

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For institutions with high traffic, such as schools and movie theaters, it can be difficult to keep track of individuals moving in and out, especially without …

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Off-World Cement Tested For The First Time

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If the current Administration of the United States has their way, humans will return to the surface of the Moon far sooner than many had expected. …

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Alternative Photography Hack Chat | Hackaday

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It seems like the physics of silicon long ago replaced the chemistry of silver as the primary means of creating photographs, to the point where few …

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The Legacy Of The Floppy Still Looms Over Windows

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We no longer use floppy disks on the vast majority of computers, but a recent Old New Thing blog post from Microsoft sheds light on one …

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What On Earth Is A Pickle Fork And Why Is It Adding To Boeing’s 737 Woes?

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It’s fair to say that 2019 has not been a good year for the aircraft manufacturer Boeing, as its new 737 MAX aircraft has been revealed …

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Using PoE With A Raspberry Pi 3 For About Two Bucks

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When the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ was announced in March of 2018, one of its new features was the ability to be (more easily) powered …

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The Clickspring Playing Card Press Is A Work Of Art

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We have no idea what a playing card press is, nor do we care. All we know is that after watching Chris from Clickspring make his …

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USB Armory MkII: A USB-C Thumb Drive Based Linux Computer For Pentesters

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While it might look like a disrobed flash drive or RTL-SDR dongle, the USB Armory Mk II is actually a full-fledged open hardware computer built into …