Marquee Display Uses Six Dozen Surplus VFD Tubes to Great Effect

The quest to repurpose surplus parts into new and interesting displays never ends, it seems. And the bigger the display, the better,...

Desperately Trying to Find a Use for the ChugPlug

writes in to tell us of his experiments with the rather vile-sounding “ChugPlug”, an odd portable AC power bank...

Uber’s Express Pool, GM’s Super Cruise, and More Car News

Once upon a time, car companies were in charge of, you know, building cars. They put that widget against that gizmo and bolted and screwed until the whole thing hanged...

Wah-Wah-Won’t, To Wah-Wah-Will | Hackaday

This is the tale of , who discovered he was no in his youth, and shelved his trusty wah-wah...

Refresh Your Home Wi-Fi With These Tech Deals: Luma, Ecovacs, Samsung, Dell

March is the perfect time to start your spring cleaning. Along with throwing open the windows, vacuuming the floors, and replacing your grody furniture, you might also want to think...

How To Make Your Bedroom Dreamy

The following is a contribution from another author. The bedroom is, undeniably, one of the most important rooms in the house. What is a home without a place to sleep? Even...

Helix Takes Clinical Genetic Testing Straight to Consumers

During a recent Uber ride, Madhuri Hegde’s driver asked her what she did for a living. The chief scientific officer for laboratory services at PerkinElmer, she prepared to bore him...

We’re Making it Rain Achievements This Year

We just dished out the first round of achievements to a bunch of hardware projects and there’s a lot more to come. You...

Could AI be the key to true full autonomous driving?

AI - This innocuous two letter anacronym now seems more prevalent than any other phrase or word in the arena of hot cutting edge technological development, including “Driverless”, “Autonomous vehicles”,...

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly two years ago, IBM made a quantum computer...