Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys get charged up on the best hacks the week had to offer. The 3D printer design gods were good to us, delivering an upside-down FDM printer and a hack that can automatically swap out heated beds for continuous printing. We look at a drone design that builds vertical wings into the frame of a quadcopter — now when it tips on its side it’s a fixed-wing aircraft! We chew the artificially-intelligent fat about GitHub CoPilot’s ability (or inability?) to generate working code, and talk about the firm future awaiting solid state batteries.
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Episode 130 Show Notes:
What’s that Sound?
- That sound was the Voder from Bell Labs
- [Michal Kolosowski] was randomly drawn from more than 26 correct responses and wins the shirt!
New This Week:
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Raspberry Pi Crammed Into Old Film Camera
- Living The Dream: New PCB For A Dirt-Cheap Calculator Watch
- Strangest Upside-Down 3D Printer Fits In A Filament Box
- VTOL Tailsitter Flies With Quadcopter Control Software
- 3D Printer Automated Bed Swapping System Loads From A Magazine
- Hacking A PIC To Redefine A Microphone’s Transmit Frequency
- Elliot’s Picks
- Mike’s Picks: