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.
Explore the Cosmos with this DIY Digital Telescope
Getting a closer look at the Moon isn’t particularly difficult; even an absolute beginner can point a cheap telescope towards our nearest celestial neighbor and get some impressive views. But if you’re … https://hackaday.com/2021/03/05/explore-the-cosmos-with-this-diy-digital-telescope/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1368040153558704128
SparkFun's Mars Debut - News - SparkFun Electronics - A laser altimeter available in the SparkFun store is used on the Ingenuity Helicopter that's on Mars.
@ChrisWere Your content on Gemini has been really interesting. I installed Amfora to have a look.
@Sylphox while I agree with the general sentiment that the static linking popularity is misplaced, the security issues are overblown. Not because it's not secure, but that relying on the ugradability of libraries for security is little more than lipstick on the proverbial pig.
The problem is the lack of security isolation in Linux. I wrote a longer post on this topic already if anyone is interested in my opinion on this: https://functional.cafe/@loke/105764187037871755
Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Rust not dynamically linking dependencies by default.
3D Print Your Next Antenna
Building antennas is a time-honored ham radio tradition. Shortwave antennas tend to be bulky but at VHF frequencies the antenna sizes are pretty manageable. [Fjkaan’s] 2 meter quadrifilar helicoidal antenna is a good example a… https://hackaday.com/2021/02/19/3d-print-your-next-antenna/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1362966872594014209
Wrote myself a little LED strip controller. Adding wifi support next.
Pine64 February Update - It's interesting to me that they're going to start shipping PinePhones with Manjaro/Plasma by default. #pinephone
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is there anyone I know who's used https://epicyon.net/ ?
looks like a neat project
#prusaslicer vs #cura...I am trying to move away from cura but some interesting results are happening! the two #3DBenchy on the left are sliced in prusa and the most right one in cura. Same filament, print temps and speeds. prusaslicer always squashes benchy quite a bit :( I like prusa slicer GUI a bit more but the results are very poor.
Holding A Mirror Up In Front Of GNU/Linux | Hackaday | The shortcomings of Linux and a case for BSD
Your Own 11.2 GHz Radio Telescope
Modern life has its conveniences. Often, those conveniences lead to easier hacks. A great example of that is the rise of satellite television and the impact it has had on amateur radio telescopes. There was a time when … https://hackaday.com/2021/02/12/your-own-11-2-ghz-radio-telescope/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1360384799198896132
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