Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys spin the wheel of hardware hacking brilliance. We’re enamored with the quest for a root shell on a Nissan Xterra infotainment system, and smitten with a scanning microscope that uses a laser beam and precision positioning from DVD drives. We speculate on the future of artificial intelligence in the culinary arts. And this week turned up a clever way to monitor utility usage while only changing the battery on your sensor once per year.
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Episode 104 Show Notes:
- Elliot’s working on a rover with mechanum wheels
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Nissan Gives Up Root Shell Thanks To Hacked USB Drive
- DVD Optics Power This Scanning Laser Microscope
- Youngster’s ESP32 Jukebox Uses RFID To Queue Tunes
- Giant DIY Mouse Sets The Ball Free
- Old Gas Meter Gets Smart With The ESP8266
- Logic Meter Aims To Make Hobby Electronics Troubleshooting Easier
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