Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams explore the coolest hacks of the past 168 hours. The big news this week: will Wink customers pony up $5 a month to turn their lights on and off? There’s a new open source design for a pick and place machine. You may not have a Vectrex gaming console, but there’s a scratch-built board that can turn you oscilloscope into one. And you just can’t miss this LED sign technology that programs every pixel using projection mapping.
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Episode 067 Show Notes:
New This Week:
- DEF CON 28 in-person conference is CANCELLED
- What we’ve been building:
- New Teensy 4.1 Arrives With 100 Mbps Ethernet, High-Speed USB, 8 MB Flash
- Original Zork MDL Source Code Has Been Released
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Reverse Engineering Saves Trashed LED Panels
- Fail Of The Week: Bright Idea For LED Signs Goes Bad
- Touch-Typing On Fingertips? Prototype Says It Could Work
- Robotic Open Source Puppy Needs A Home
- Open Source Pick And Place Has A $450 BOM Cost
- Scopetrex Is A Game Console… For Your Oscilloscope!
- Mike’s Picks:
- Elliot’s Picks: