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New Part Day: I2C In, Charlieplexed LEDs Out

It seems that most of the electrical engineering covered on Hackaday concerns exactly one problem...

Cruise Automation to mass produce a “self-driving ready” vehicle

I see that the founder of Cruise Automation recently announced that they are ready to mass produce a "self-driving ready" vehicle, along with...

Strava Data Heat Maps Expose Military Base Locations Around the World

A modern equivalent of the World War II era warning that “loose lips sink ships” may be “FFS don’t share your Fitbit data...

Repairs You Can Print: Take a deep breath thanks to a...

If you are a maker, chances are that you will be exposed to unhealthy fumes...

Artificial Intelligence – Just how can we resist it?

According to Elon Musk, robots will be able to do your job better than you, jobs will be lost and he is not...

Film Festivals Are Forever Changed in the Wake of #MeToo

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival opening weekend, Gloria Allred, the famed women’s rights attorney, got on a snow-covered stage in Park City,...

3D Printed Battery Pack Keeps Old Drill Spinning

The greatest enemy of proprietary hardware and components is time. Eventually, that little adapter cable...

What A Man in a Boxing Robe Taught Me About Bitcoin

James Altucher would like to remind us of the math behind cryptocurrency: Two hundred billion dollars in supply. Two hundred trillion dollars of...

Spiral Laser Cut Buttons Make A Super-Slim USB MIDI Board

We see a huge variety of human-computer interface devices here at Hackaday, and...

Intimate Glimpses of Ordinary Life in Iran

This month marks the fortieth anniversary of the student protests that precipitated the Iranian Revolution. In the years after Ayatollah Khomeini took power...