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GIANT RESISTOR-SHAPED OHMMETER

The fun of having a giant resistor-shaped Ohmmeter is that it reads back the resistance by displaying the color code. If you’re not too hot with decoding those bands there’s a helper band to the right which will display the value numerically. All of the electronics are housed in the opaque part of the resistor, making for …

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DIGITAL DICE

There have been several attempts at bringing Dungeons & Dragons up to date with modern technology. a lot of attempts have been in the form of computer games that somehow fail to capture the vital experience. This attempt, however seems to add some techie flair to while keeping the game the same. [Itay] has built …

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HACKERSPACE develops ways TO get PEEPS TO SPILL THEIR secrets

Whether you call it enhanced interrogation or torture, the subject is a lot less serious when the victim is a sugary confection. The LVL1 Hackerspace in Louisville, Kentucky recently held an event focused on getting Peeps — the bunny-shaped sugar-covered marshmallow treats — to spill their guts. participants developed a range of tongue-in-cheek torture devices then demonstrated …

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CAN YOU build AN E-INK display FROM SCRATCH?

modern displays are fascinating little things. In particular, the E-Ink displays employed in modern E-books achieve mesmerising paper like contrast with excellent standby power consumption.  Many of us at some point have had a go at experimenting with diy displays, but been discouraged by the miniature scales involved. Driving them is hard enough, but building your own? …

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MAKERBOT shows OFF 3D SCANNER

We’ve stated our piece over Makerbot as well as their interpretation of what open source means, however the truth stays if you’re sourcing a 3D printer for a high institution shop class or a hackerspace, you truly can’t do much much better than a Makerbot Replicator. obviously Makerbot is looking to broaden their 3D style …

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CONDENSER MICROPHONE building

browsing around today, this job caught our eye. mainly because of the visual similarity to, well, personal massagers. As it turns out, it’s a house made studio condenser microphone. We would generally prefer to link directly to his personal page, that has a somewhat more in dept compose up, however it has popups as well …

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