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Hackaday Podcast 046: Bring Us Your Nonsense, Hacking NES Clones, Grasping FPGAs, Many a Music Hack, and Fish Tanks Full of Random

Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys highlight the most delightful hacks of the past week. Need a random-number showpiece for your office? Look no further than that fish tank. Maybe the showpiece you actually need is to complete your band’s stage act? You want one of Tristan Shone’s many …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 045: Raspberry Pi Bug, Rapidly Aging Vodka, Raining on the Cloud, and This Wasn’t a Supercon Episode

Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams talk over the last three weeks full of hacks. Our first “back to normal” podcast after Supercon turns out to still have a lot of Supercon references in it. We discuss Raspberry Pi 4’s HDMI interfering with its WiFi, learn the differences between …read more

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Posted in Cloud Print, CoreXY, ESP32, Hackaday Columns, leds, podcast, Podcasts, Raspberry Pi 4, WiFi Jammer | Leave a comment

Hackaday Podcast Ep 044: Superconference Special

Half of the Hackaday writing staff was at the Superconference this weekend, and our own Kerry Scharfglass took the opportunity to interview everyone. Meanwhile, Elliot wandered around the soldering irons just about two hours before the Badge Hacking Ceremony, collecting stories of projects that worked, and those that didn’t.

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Hackaday Podcast 043: Ploopy, Castlevania Cube-Scroller, Projection Map Your Face, and Smoosh Those 3D Prints

Before you even ask, it’s an open source trackball and you’re gonna like it. Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams get down to brass tacks on this week’s hacks. From laying down fatter 3D printer extrusion and tricking your stick welder, to recursive Nintendos and cubic Castlevania, this week’s …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 042: Capacitive Earthquakes, GRBL on ESP32, Solenoid Engines, and the TI-99 Space Program

Hackaday Editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys talk turkey on the latest hacks. Random numbers, art, and electronic geekery combine into an entropic masterpiece. We saw Bart Dring bring new life to a cool little multi-pen plotter from the Atari age. Researchers at UCSD built a very very very slow …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 041: The “How Not To” Episode of Rebreathers, Chain Sprockets, Hovercraft, and Data Logging

Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams shed some light on a true week of hacks. It seems as though all kinds of projects are doing this the “wrong” way this week and its delightful to see what they learn along the way. Hovercraft can work using the Coandă effect …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 040: 3D Printed Everything, Strength v Toughness, Blades of Fiber, and What Can’t Coffee Do?

Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams opine on the coolest hacks we saw this week. This episode is heavy with 3D printing as Prusa released a new, smaller printer, printed gearboxes continue to impress us with their power and design, hoverboards are turned into tanks, and researchers suggest you …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 039: Elliot

Hackaday Editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys recap a week full of hacks from the solar sailing RC plane that has zero power storage, to geeking out about lightning detectors and hacking Ikea LED controllers to unlock real dimming to building backyard wind turbines. We look up an IoT egg …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 038: Cyberdecks Taking Over, Resin 3D-Printing vs FDM, Silicone Injection Molding, and the Pickle Fork Fiasco

Hackaday Editors Tom Nardi and Mike Szczys comb through their favorite hacks from the past week. We loved Donald Papp’s article on considerations before making the leap from FDM 3D Printers to a resin-based process, and we solidify our thoughts on curing cement in low-gravity. Tom’s working on a Cyberdeck …read more

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Hackaday Podcast 037: Two Flavors of Robot Dog, Hacks That Start as Fitness Trackers, Clocks That Wound Themselves, and Helicopter Chainsaws

Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams take a look at the latest hacks from the past week. We keep seeing awesome stuff and find ourselves wanting to buy cheap welders, thermal camera sensors, and CNC parts. There was a meeting of the dog-shaped robots at ICRA and at least …read more

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