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Orphaned Amazon Dash Buttons Ripe For Hacking

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Amazon Dash buttons were the ultimate single purpose networked device; it really can’t get much simpler than a push button that sends a single message to …

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Breakfast At DEF CON This Sunday

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Nurse your hangover with the Hackaday and Tindie crews as we host the 5th Annual Breakfast at DEF CON. Everyone knows the days at DEF CON …

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A Trillion Trees – How Hard Can It Be?

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Data from 2016 pegs it as the hottest year since recording began way back in 1880. Carbon dioxide levels continue to sit at historical highs, and …

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Resin Printers Are Now Cheaper, Still Kind Of A Hassle

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Your run-of-the-mill desktop 3D printer is based on a technology known as Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), where the machine squirts out layers of hot plastic that …

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A Tiny Train Departure Board, Just Like The Real Thing

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If you travel on the British rail system, you’ll be familiar with the ubiquitous orange dot-matrix departure display boards. At a glance they tell you the …

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The Not Quite USB-C Of Nintendo Switch Accessories

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Historically gaming consoles are sold at little-to-no profit in order to entice customers with a low up-front price. The real profits roll in afterwards from sales …

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L Band Satellite Antennas Revealed

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SignalsEverywhere has a lot of satellite antennas and he’s willing to show them off — inside and out — in his latest video that you can …

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Hackaday Links: August 4, 2019

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Is the hacking community facing a HOPEless future? It may well be, if this report from 2600 Magazine is any indication. The biennial “Hackers On Planet …

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Bringing Pro-Level Data Recording To RC Racing

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We’re all familiar with the “Black Box” used on commercial aircraft, the flight data recorder which captures the minutia of each and every flight on the …

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Doing What Id Couldn’t: Returning Music To Jaguar Doom

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While the rest of the world has by and large forgotten the Atari Jaguar, the generously marketed console still has a fan base, and even some …