Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys celebrate the cleverest projects from the week that was. We tried to catch a few fools on Thursday with our Lightmode™ and NFT articles — make sure you go back and read those for a good chuckle if you haven’t already.
While those fall under not a hack, many other features this week are world-class hacks, such as the 555 timer built from 1.5-dozen vacuum tubes, and the mechanical word-clock that’s 64 magnetic actuators built around PCB coils by Hackaday’s own [Mortiz v. Sivers].
A treat for the ears, [Linus Akesson] aka [lft] shows off a Commodore64 that seriously sounds as big as a cathedral organ. And a masterpiece of OpenCV and Blender, you can’t miss the project by [Matthew Earl] that overlays video of the Mars landing on still satellite photos… perfection!
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Episode 112 Show Notes:
New This Week:
- Boston Dynamics Stretch Robot Trades Lab Coat For Work Uniform
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Putting Perseverance Rover’s View Into Satellite View Context
- The Sixtyforgan Proves That Church Organs Are Definitely Chiptune
- 3D Printed Wobbly Wheels Put Through Their Paces
- A Mobius Strip Track For Superconductor Levitation
- The Word Clock You Can Feel
- Should Have Used A Vacuum Tube 555
- Elliot’s Picks
- Mike’s Picks