Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys bubble sort a sample set of amazing hacks from the past week. Who has even used the smart chip from an old credit card as a functional component in their own circuit? This guy. There’s something scientifically devious about the way solder smoke heat-seeks to your nostrils. There’s more than one way to strip 16-bit audio down to five. And those nuclear tests from the 40s, 50s, and 60s? Those are still affecting how science takes measurements of all sorts of things in the world.
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Episode 070 Show Notes:
New This Week:
- Raspberry Pi 4 Gets Its 8 Gigs
- Latest Raspberry Pi OS update – May 2020 – Raspberry Pi
- Linux Fu: Raspberry Pi Desktop Headless
- DLT one – A Damn Linux Tablet!
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Why Does Solder Smoke Always Find Your Face?
- Job Application Script Automates The Boring Stuff With Python
- Arduino Drums Bring The Noise, No MIDI Required
- Credit Card Chip Used To Make Crystal Radio
- Remotely Navigate The Apocalypse In Mid-Century Style
- Cast Metal From Prints To Solidify Childhood Memories
- Elliot’s Picks:
- Mike’s Picks: