Today’s project comes from reader Douglas J. Hickok. A practical, portable car computer design it is intended to be easy to use in the car, but also easily removable.
A practical, portable car computer design
By Douglas J. Hickok
What do you think of when I say “car computer”? An expensive special piece of hardware that’s permanently mounted in … Read the rest
Follow along as reader [Seth] combines two i1400 Thinkpads. He refreshes the batteries, fixes the keyboard and trackpad, removes the floppy, adds USB ports and WiFi to end up with a ghoulish, but functional machine: The Franken-laptop!
I have been known to keep old hardware alive, long past it’s use-by date. Over the last year I acquired a couple of … Read the rest
My What the Hack! experience was very much a positive one due to the cute bunnies and the fun atmosphere of the BSD tent where I resided during my stay (the blue arrow points to my spot on the bench). Hardware people were a bit few and far between, but one day when I was in severe need of resistors … Read the rest
I quit my day job. How was your day today? Not really I’ve still got two more weeks.
[Phil Jern] Is working on a hack to digitize his slides, not the way you’re thinking.
Web app to recover your forgotten FTP password from Dreamweaver. [Cruz]
Tom has written up how he built his automated chicken feeder. First he constructed a large funnel inside the chicken coop. This feeds into a hardwood block where the auger is located. He had originally tried using a drill bit run by a slow moving copier motor, but it couldn’t slip so it would jam occasionally. The bit was … Read the rest