Just want to post a reminder that if you're on this instance and you're not into making the same types of things you see me post, that's ok. If you're making (or have made) a thing and want to share it, please feel free. I'll usually post things that are electronics or mechanics related, but I'm always interested in seeing the diverse things that makers create.
Migrating big astronomy data to the cloud https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02284-7
That's a lotta data.
Fresh from the factory: the first backcovers of the postmarketOS #PinePhone Community Edition!
If you've missed the announcement about our collaboration with @PINE64, read all about it here: https://postmarketos.org/blog/2020/07/15/pinephone-ce-preorder/
These 3D printed tiles are helping restore devastated coral reefs #3dprinting
Firefox Browser Use Drops As Mozilla's Worst Microsoft Edge Fears Come True | HotHardware
Ask Hackaday: Why Did GitHub Ship All Our Software Off To The Arctic? | Hackaday
Nitrux 1.3.1 Released: A Beautiful Linux Distro With Portable App Format
I'm going to start on some server maintenance and hopefully bump our Mastodon version from 3.1.2 to 3.1.5. There might be some service interruptions. #admin
Pine Made Phones, Laptops, and Now… Soldering Irons?
The TS100 smart soldering iron may have some new competition. Pine — the people best known for Linux-based phones and laptops — though the world needed another smart soldering iron so they announc… https://hackaday.com/2020/07/22/pine-made-phones-laptops-and-now-soldering-irons/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1285898996716908547
It's that time of the month again -- the July 2020 Update Blog is live!
I have said we have too much news to list for several previous entries, but that's especially true today. This is the biggest update we've had yet.
Designing 3D Printed Enclosures For KiCad PCBs | Hackaday
Open-Source Grinder Makes Compression Screws For Plastic Extruders Easy | Hackaday
While running drawterm under sway (wayland), the middle mouse button triggered both down and up only *after* the button was released (as seen by xev).
It came down to 'button scrolling' on the TrackPoint device (you can hold the middle button and scroll with the trackpoint). I couldn't figure out how to get libinput to stop doing this.
With a nudge from @firstname.lastname@example.org toward sway-input and it's man page. I added the following to my sway config:
input * scroll_button disable
Making PCBs The Easy Way | Hackaday - Includes a video about drag cutting PCBs instead of cutting them with a rotary bit in a mill. Seems like an appealing option to me.
Creating A Custom ASIC With The First Open Source PDK | Hackaday
Google And Ubuntu Join Forces To Make Desktop Linux Even Better
CadQuery Contributor ¦ Open Engineering Tool Developer ¦ Maker ¦ Open Hardware Developer | https://github.com/CadQuery/cadquery
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