Category: Tech Hacks

Category: Tech Hacks

What Rhymes with Spice and Imitates Big Circuits?
Image May 29, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

The majority of us have computer systems on our desk that would have been thought about supercomputers recently. We constantly wonder the number of them get any actual exercise besides decoding video. If you want to mimic circuits you may extremely well start chewing up substantial CPU time, so you might consider Xyce, an open

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Psst– Wan na Buy A Control Panel From A Nuclear Power Station?
Image May 29, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

Doing the rounds today is a fascinating lot in an otherwise unexciting industrial dispersal auction in Lincolnshire, UK. On sale is an “ Ex nuclear plant reactor control/monitoring system”, at the time of writing attracting the low bid of ₤ 220($270 ), however we guess it will rise. Everybody who has viewed Chernobyl (or perhaps

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Glancing Inside Executables And Libraries To Make Debugging Easier
Image May 29, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

Initially glance, both the executables that a compiler produces, and the libraries that are used throughout the building procedure appear like they’re not really available. They are these black boxes that make an application go, or make the linker delighted when you hand it the ‘ideal’ library file. There is also a lot to be

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Hackaday Reward and Preservation X Labs Concern Design Difficulties to Address Termination Crisis
Image May 29, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

When the majority of people think of extinct types, they likely think of ancient animals such as dinosaurs or woolly mammoths. Termination is something you read about in history books, nature’s method of removing entrants in the fantastic video game of life. It’s a product of a cruel and savage world, and beyond a couple

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Bluetooth Takes Keyboard from Do It Yourself to Super Fly
Image May 29, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

They say you ought to never ever cheap out on anything that comes in between you and the ground, like tires, shoes, and mattresses. We would take that a little more into the 21st century and extend it to anything between you and work. In our case, ‘buy great or buy two times’ consists of

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Losing a Wheel on Your Commute; 3-Wheelers Vie For the Open Road
Image May 28, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

We live at an intriguing time for the highly minded motor vehicle lover, and we base on the brink of a significant directional shift in how we think of a cars and truck. Within 10 years it’s likely that the electric motor will have moved from a luxury or a fringe choice to a mainstream

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Ineffective Device for an Existential Predicament
Image May 28, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

There’s no project that dives into existential dilemmas more than a worthless machine, as they can really illustrate the futility of existence by turning themselves off as soon as they have actually been powered on. Generally this is finished with a simple switch, however for something that can truly put the lights out, and after

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Building A Major Solar Inverter Battery Load
Image May 28, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

If you’re out in the wilderness, having lots of electrical power on hand is a blessing. Eschewing fossil fuels, [LithiumSolar] is, as their name recommends, a fan of other innovations– carrying out the construction of a 3.5 kWh solar generator that’s rugged and prepared for the outdoors. The develop starts with 18650 lithium-ion cells sourced

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ATMega328 SSB SDR For Ham Radio
Image May 28, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

The humble ATmega328 microcontroller, generally packaged as an Arduino Uno, is the entrance drug for countless individuals into the world of electronics and ingrained programming. Some individuals simply can’t skip the obstacle of seeing how far they can press the old workhorse, and it looks like [Guido PE1NNZ] is among those. He has handled to

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ePaper Tablet Gets Desktop Linux Install
Image May 28, 2020 Tech Hacks Jimmy Jones

ePaper is an interesting thing, supplying a non-backlit viewing experience that is much more similar to checking out a book than looking at a screen. The amazing tablet is a gadget created around just such a screen, and [davisr] has been hacking away at the platform. His newest work brings full-fat Linux to the fore.

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