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This Tiny Router Could be the Next Big Thing

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It seems like only yesterday that the Linksys WRT54G and the various open source firmware replacements for it were the pinnacle of home router hacking. But …

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How To Time Drone Races Without Transponders

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Drone racing is nifty as heck, and a need all races share is a way to track lap times. One way to do it is to …

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A Science Lab In Your Pocket?

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Since even the cheapest phone or computer now has plenty of horsepower, there’s been a move to create instruments that can do everything, using a reasonably …

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This Chromecast Volume Knob Has a Certain ’70s Chic

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Chromecast devices have become popular in homes around the world in the last few years. They make it easy to cast audio or video from a …

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K40 Gets A Leg Up With Open Source Z Table

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If you’ve done even the most cursory research into buying a laser cutter, you’ve certainly heard of the K40. Usually selling for around $400 USD online, …

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Down the Rabbit Hole of Electronics Manufacturing

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If you want to build hundreds of a thing (and let’s face it, you do) now is a magical time to do it. Scale manufacturing has never …

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Linux Fu: Easier File Watching

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In an earlier installment of Linux Fu, I mentioned how you can use inotifywait to efficiently watch for file system changes. The comments had a lot of …

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3D Print That Charging Dock For Your 3DS

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The Switch is the new hotness and everyone wants Nintendo’s new portable gaming rig nestled in a dock next to their TV, but what about Nintendo’s …

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AI on Raspberry Pi with the Intel Neural Compute Stick

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I’ve always been fascinated by AI and machine learning. Google TensorFlow offers tutorials and has been on my ‘to-learn’ list since it was first released, although …

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Raspberry Pi Counts Down to the Last Bitcoin

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Even though it might appear to be pretend Internet money, by design, there are a finite number of Bitcoins available. In the same way that the …