A Retro Touch Pad You Can Use on Modern Computers

As [Jan Derogee] explains in the faux-retro video after the break, drawing on classic 8-bit computers was something of a pain. The rudimentary light pens and joysticks of the 1980s allowed for free-form … hackaday.com/2020/01/22/a-retr

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A Beginner’s Guide to X-Ray Crystallography

In graduate school, I had a seminar course where one of the sections was about X-ray crystallography. I was excited, because being able to discern the three-dimensional structure of macromolecules just by shin… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/a-begi

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Form 3 SLA Printer Teardown, Bunnie Style

[Bunnie Huang] has shared with all of us his utterly detailed teardown on the Form 3 SLA printer from Formlabs (on the left in the image above) and in it he says one of the first things he noticed when he opened… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/form-3

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HDD-Driven Chime Clock is Quite Striking

It seems that the more hectic life gets, the harder it is to consciously slow down and enjoy the experience. There’s always another bill to worry about, and a new deadline around the corner. The last thing we nee… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/hdd-dr

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💻Are you curious about machine learning and AI? Explore the weird and wonderful possibilities in our @Digikey Train All The Things contest! >> >> bit.ly/2Gacy3l

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Reverse Engineering Yokis Home Automation Devices

These days, it’s hard to keep track of all the companies that are trying to break into the home automation market. Whether they’re rebrands of somebody else’s product or completely new creations, it seem… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/revers

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🔩 🔧 Don't miss your opportunity to contribute to Hackaday Belgrade, we're currently accepting proposals for talks, workshops, and demos. Show off what you're working on! bit.ly/2txUjSn

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For the Train All The Things contest, we’re looking for the weird, the useful, the thing you'll use every day, and the thing you'll never use.

Enter now! >> bit.ly/2Gacy3l

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New Contest: Train All The Things

The old way was to write clever code that could handle every possible outcome. But what if you don’t know exactly what your inputs will look like, or just need a faster route to the final results? The answer is Machine … hackaday.com/2020/01/21/new-co

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Tumble Polisher Smooths Parts With Ease

When you’re 3D printing parts, it’s easy to create pieces with all manner of complex geometry. However, you’re often stuck dealing with unsightly layer lines and other surface imperfections. [reitter_m] chooses to… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/tumble

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CircuitPython Slithers Into 100th Board — the OHS 2020 Badge

CircuitPython reached a major milestone last week as it welcomed its 100th board into the fold: the wristwatch form factored badge designed for the 10th annual Open Source Hardware Summit, whi… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/circui

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⏰We're almost coming to the end of your opportunity to submit a clock project or the Tell Time contest! Contest ends Friday! bit.ly/2PAuJDP

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A Kill Cord To End Laptop Skulduggery

In our community it is common for ancient laptops to be used way beyond their usual service life, held together by stickers and lovingly upgraded to their maximum capabilities. We hope it’s unusual for such a venera… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/a-kill

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Inputs of Interest: Tongues for Technology

Welcome to the first installment of Inputs of Interest. In this column, we’re going to take a look at various input devices and methods, discuss their merits, give their downsides a rundown, and pontificate abo… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/inputs

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Fail of the Week: Padlock Purports to Provide Protection, Proves Pathetic

Anyone in the know about IoT security is likely to steer clear of a physical security product that’s got some sort of wireless control. The list of exploits for such devices is a … hackaday.com/2020/01/21/fail-o

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Open Laptop Soon to be Open For Business

How better to work on Open Source projects than to use a Libre computing device? But that’s a hard goal to accomplish. If you’re using a desktop computer than Libre software is achievable, thought keeping your en… hackaday.com/2020/01/21/open-l

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Destroy My Vegetable Garden? Oh Hail No!

Building and maintaining a garden takes a lot of work. And unless you have a greenhouse, you’re forced to leave your hard work outside to fend for itself against the double-edged sword of the elements. Rain and s… hackaday.com/2020/01/20/destro

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Gradient Infill Puts More Plastic Where You Want It

It is always tricky setting the infill for a 3D printed part. High infill parts are strong but take longer to print, while low infill prints take less time, but are weaker internally and in danger of s… hackaday.com/2020/01/20/gradie

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Random Numbers From Outer Space

Need a random number? Sure, you could just roll a die, but if you do, you might invite laughter from nearby quantum enthusiasts. If it’s truly, unpredictably random numbers you need, look no farther than the background ra… hackaday.com/2020/01/20/random

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