amiga car mp3 player

amiga car mp3 player
sure you can do it with linux on a powerbook, with an xp machine, or with a little mini-itx setup, but i figured an ancient 7mhz machine wouldn’t be nearly fast enough to be suitable for an auto mp3 player.

i figured wrong.

here’s a nice retro hack that brings together an amiga 600 and an opel astra.  for extra style points, there is a video of the project’s creator playing lotus 3 while driving down the street.  those amiga fans can do just about anything.

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hackaday links

hackaday links
another amiga auto mp3 player
see other hackaday transportation hacks
hurricade upgrade: modern use of joysticks that never worked right in the first place

microsoft wrote a nice little article titled “a parent’s primer to computer slang.”

Leet (a vernacular form of “elite”) is a specific type of computer slang where a user replaces regular letters with other keyboard characters to form words phonetically–creating the digital equivalent of pig Latin with a twist of hieroglyphics.

the “did you find this information useful” questionaire at the bottom cracks me up. parents everywhere can finally connect with their teenagers.  w00t!
(thanks for the link joe)

too bad you missed this one, all the macgyver utility kits are sold out.

worlds first phone glove. clever.

interactive realtime 3d satellite tracking utlity

an idea for using a cellphone and voip service to route calls and get free long distance minutes

and while we are on the topic of making phone calls