A Drone Sprouts Wings
While there are some fixed-wing drones in the hobby world, most of us around here think of the quadcopter when this word is mentioned. There have been some fixed-wings around, and lots of multi-rotors, but not much of a mix of the … https://hackaday.com/2019/10/21/a-drone-sprouts-wings/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1186298856956403712
Put a few of these on rotation and you can have drone-based security for large properties. https://twitter.com/skydiohq/status/1184580529452146688?s=21
Amazing Open Source Quadruped Capable Of Dynamic Motion
The more we read about [Josh Pieper]’s quadruped, the mjbots quad A0, the more blown away we are by his year of progress on the design. Each part of the robot deserves its own article: from the hea… https://hackaday.com/2019/10/03/amazing-open-source-quadruped-capable-of-dynamic-motion/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1179896515348832256
People who do not take measures to protect their privacy online commonly defend their choice by arguing, "I have nothing to hide."
If you know someone who subscribes to this thinking, here are three reasons to share on why this argument is flawed.
Interesting research on a potential future quantum internet. It’s fun to think about the sorts of cryptocurrency innovations that could be made on this tech and how Bitcoin could add functionality to make use of quantum communication. https://www.quantamagazine.org/stephanie-wehner-is-designing-a-quantum-internet-20190925/
“TVs emit a tone during ad breaks that is inaudible to humans but that smartphones are listening for; now corporate entities can link the tv & phone as belonging to the same person”
OpenLeg – The Open Source Robot Leg
There’s an old saying about standing on the shoulders of giants, but how about doing so with an open source leg? Well, your robots might do so at least, thanks to OpenLeg, a new open source project for building robot … https://hackaday.com/2019/09/21/openleg-the-open-source-robot-leg/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1175410660404027394
There's a new stable Tor release out today 🙌
Tor 0.4.1.6 backports several bugfixes to improve stability and correctness. Anyone experiencing build problems or crashes with 0.4.1.5 or reliability issues with single onion services should upgrade.
RT @[email protected]
Bisq v1.1.6 was released today - HUGE update.
🚨 You must update to v1.1.6 before September 19 to continue trading (details below) 🚨
Interesting exposition on mining Bitcoin on other planets, and the inherent network delays - among other considerations - https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/law-of-hash-horizons/
DIY Watertight Junction Box For Serious Outdoor Sealing
Thingiverse user [The-Mechanic] shared a design for 3D printed enclosures that are made to house wire and cable junctions, which can then be rendered weatherproof by injecting them with a suitable … https://hackaday.com/2019/09/10/diy-watertight-junction-box-for-serious-outdoor-sealing/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1171561744839446528
Building a GPS With Bug Eyes And Ancient Wisdom
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is so ingrained into our modern life that it’s easy to forget the system was created for, and is still operated by, the United States military. While there are competing… https://hackaday.com/2019/09/06/building-a-gps-with-bug-eyes-and-ancient-wisdom/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1170041926441209857
The 30rds 9x19mm 3D-printable Glock Magazine, The Extendez Magazine has been released.
The Pentagon has declared war on memes as DARPA launches a new program to fight “polarizing viral content” before it spreads.
FiberGrid: An Inexpensive Optical Sensor Framework
When building robots, or indeed other complex mechanical systems, it’s often the case that more and more limit switches, light gates and sensors are amassed as the project evolves. Each addition brings … https://hackaday.com/2019/08/30/fibergrid-an-inexpensive-optical-sensor-framework/
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