hackaday links

hackaday links

a reader tells us a trick to make the usb battery work with the ipod shuffle.
apparantly the trick is to ground the data wires. mine still hasn’t arrived so i can’t confirm :(

first nintendo ds homebrew: tetris ds
geocaching for cash — recovering wireless network baloons
realtime digital photo edge detection.  anyone know of software to do this?
turing train terminal.  the tmrc would be so proud.
cool hack involving an r/c tank and a wireless camera
citibank uk online security measures less secure and less accessable
mit to submit 2 entries to the grand challenge this year
george foreman mini-itx


  1. Plantperson says:

    I just wanted to say that I’ve been visiting your website for a few weeks now, and I really enjoy it. Keep up the good work.

    This article is interesting, but what is that thing? I’ve never heard of it before.

  2. plantperson, which thing do you mean?

  3. dan vogel says:


    … ObCMUvsMIT: almost the same thing, except that cmu’s grand challenge entries have a chance.

  4. Freezy says:

    first nintendo ds homebrew: tetris ds
    link broken

  5. frazinator says:

    realtime digital photo edge detection:
    i think you need the hardware to take the pictures,
    matlab sourcecode from the designer that looks easy to copy into c/java/perl: ftp://ftp.merl.com/pub/raskar/NPR/SourceCode/

    check out page 4 for the cool prototype design: exposed wiring and lots of wire-ties :) what’s in the yellow box? circutry to switch the flashes and trigger the camera? any insights on what that would be?
    it would be cool to make a box with the flashes to put a camera in without cutting apart the camera.

  6. matt says:

    Mmmm hackaday. This new links addition is tasty. Keep it up.

  7. The DS tetris link is broken… Here’s the scoop.


  8. j says:

    anyone know why the skysite.com page (the one for finding the wireless weatherbaloons in a geocaching way) hasn’t been updated in a long time? program still ongoing?

  9. whoops. fixed the ds link. or just click here: http://www.auby.no/

  10. Ots says:

    Nice work. I wish you more articles like this.

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