Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys check in on the best hacks from the past week. All the buzz is the algorithm that can reverse engineer your house keys from the way they sound going into the lock. Cardboard construction goes extreme with an RC car build that’s beyond wizard-level. Speaking of junk builds, there’s a CNC mill tipped on its side grinding out results worlds better than you expect from something made with salvaged CD-ROM drives. And a starburst character display is a clever combination of laser cutting and alternative using UV-cured resin as a diffuser.
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Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Mini CNC Mill Goes Horizontal To Reuse CD Drives
- Four Years Later, Off-Grid Office Shed Still Rocks
- Stealing Keys From The Sound Of The Lock
- Prop-Driven Cardboard RC Car Doesn’t Skimp On Performance
- Breaking Smartphone NFC Firmware: The Gory Details
- Unique LED Display Inspired By Fighter Jet Dashboard
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