Hackaday Editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys wade through the fun hacks of the week. Looks like Google got caught ripping off song lyrics (how they got caught is the hack) and electric cars are getting artificially noisier. We look at 3D Printing directly from used plastic, and building a loom with many hundreds of 3D printed parts. The Sound Blaster 1.0 lives again thanks to some (well-explained) reverse engineered circuitry. Your smartphone is about to get a lot more buttons that work without any extra electronics, and we’ll finish things up with brass etching and downloadable nuclear reactor plans.
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Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Trash Printer Directly Uses Recycled Plastics
- Modeling The Classic 555 Timer On A Breadboard
- Cycloid Drawing Machine Uses Sneaky Stepper Hack
- Reverse Engineering The Sound Blaster
- Open Source Computer Controlled Loom Weaves Pikachu For You
- (We say “knit” a hundred times in the podcast, but it’s really weaving. Sorry about that.)
- Add Scroll Wheels And Buttons To Smartphones With 3D-Printed Widgets Read By Accelerometer
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