Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams sort through the hardware hacking gems of the week. There was a kerfuffle about whether a ventilator data dump from Medtronics was open source or not, and cool hacks from machine-learning soldering iron controllers to 3D-printing your own solder paste stencils. A motion light teardown shows it’s not being done with passive-infrared, we ask what’s the deal with Tim Berners-Lee’s decentralized internet, and we geek out about keyboards that aren’t QWERTY.
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 061 Show Notes:
New This Week:
- NIH Approved 3D-Printed Face Shield Design For Hospitals Running Out Of PPE
- Maker vs Virus (Germany)
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Professional Ventilator Design Open Sourced Today By Medtronic
- BCD To I2C: Turning A Nixie Counter Into Whatever You Want It To Be
- Can Solder Paste Stencils Be 3D Printed? They Can!
- 3D Metal Printer Uses Welding Wire
- Teardown Of Costco Ceiling Light Reveals Microwave Motion Sensor And Hackable Design
- A Soldering Lightsaber for the Speedy Worker
- Mike’s Picks:
- Elliot’s Picks: