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The vacuum tube is largely ignored in modern electronic design, save for a few audio applications such as guitar and headphone amps. The transistor is... [Read More]
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In the era of touch screens and capacitive buttons, we'd be lying if we said we didn't have the occasional pang of nostalgia for the good... [Read More]
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When asking the question "Do humans dream of machines?", it's natural to think of the feverish excitement ahead of an iPhone or Playstation launch, followed... [Read More]
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Jeremy Hong knows a secret or two about things you shouldn't do with radio frequency (RF), but he's not sharing. That seems an odd foundation... [Read More]
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Looks like [Sam Zeloof] got bored on his Thanksgiving break, and things got a little weird in his garage. Of course when your garage contains... [Read More]
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The greatest hardware hacks of all time were simply the result of finding software keys in memory. The AACS encryption debacle — the 09 F9 key... [Read More]
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When we think of physics experiments, we tend to envision cavernous rooms filled with things like optical benches, huge coils in vacuum chambers, and rack... [Read More]
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The Hackaday Superconference is over, which is a shame, but one of the great things about our conference is the people who manage to trek... [Read More]
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The Moka pot is an industrial design classic, hailing from Italy in the early part of the 20th century. To this day, it remains an... [Read More]
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Some plants react quickly enough for our senses to notice, such as a Venus flytrap or mimosa pudica. Most of the time, we need time-lapse... [Read More]
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Intel just announced their new Sunny Cove Architecture that comes with a lot of new bells and whistles. The Intel processor line-up has been based off... [Read More]
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Electric vehicles of all types are quickly hitting the market as people realize how inexpensive they can be to operate compared to traditional modes of... [Read More]
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When we think of pneumatic actuators, we typically consider the standard varieties of pneumatic cylinder, capable of linear motion. These can be referred to as... [Read More]
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Ground is an interesting topic when it comes to engineering. Either it's the reference level for a digital circuit (not necessarily at zero volts, either),... [Read More]
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If you want to visualize sound waves, you reach for your oscilloscope, right? That wasn't an option in 1905 so physicist [Heinrich Rubens] came up... [Read More]
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A little while back, we were talking about utilizing compiler warnings as first step to make our C code less error-prone and increase its general... [Read More]
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It's that time of year again, with the holidays fast approaching friends and family will be hounding you about what trinkets and shiny baubles they... [Read More]
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Electrical Engineering degrees usually focus on teaching you useful things, like how to make electronic devices that actually work and that won't kill you. But... [Read More]
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The Game Genie is a classic of the early 90s video game scene. It's how you would have beaten the Ninja Turtles game, and it's... [Read More]
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The hottest new trend in photography is manipulating Depth of Field, or DOF. It's how you get those wonderful portraits with the subject in focus... [Read More]
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