Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys work their way through a dizzying maze of great hacks this week, bringing you along for the ride.
We take a look at simplifying home automation with Node-RED and marvel at the misuse of the SED — Linux’s stream editor for filtering and transforming text — to find your way through a maze. Have the hippest portable; grab your really old Apple laptop and stuff a not-so-old Apple desktop inside. We bring it on home with our love (or hate?) for the resistor color code.
Take a look at the links below if you want to follow along, and as always tell us what you think about this episode in the comments!
Take a look at the links below if you want to follow along, and as always, tell us what you think about this episode in the comments!
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Episode 050 Show Notes:
New This Week:
- Mike’s been playing with Node-Red
- Guide: Automate Your Life With Node-RED (Plus A Dash Of MQTT)
- Great example project: Node-RED Laser Shooting Gallery Goes Anywhere
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Maze Solving Via Text Editing
- Retro PowerBook Gets A Mac Mini Transplant
- What To Know When Buying Chips That Haven’t Been Made For Three Decades
- Plucky Kalimba Plays Itself
- Make A Mean-Sounding Synth From Average Components
- Printed Separator Separates Printed Pages
- Elliot’s Picks:
- Mike’s Picks: