Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams look through the most interesting hacks of the week. We spent ample time in adulation of the automatons built by François Junod; wizard-level watchmaking wrapped in endless levels of artistic detail. A couple projects stuffed into old cellphones turned Elliot’s head. We got to see what happens if you spin a gear’s teeth on two axes to make a universal spherical gear. And we conclude the episode with a look at how Windows 11 may send a lot of good hardware to recycle center, and at how toothpaste tubes sometimes miss the recycling center completely.
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What’s that Sound?
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Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Listen To The RF Around You
- Old Phones with New OSes
- The Incredible Mechanical Artistry Of François Junod
- Tiny Operating System For Tiny Computer
- Video De-shaker Software Measures Linear Rail Quality
- Active Ball Joint Uses Spherical Gear
- Mike’s Picks
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