01 Mar '13, 1am

Hackaday Links: February 28th, 2013

Xbox 360 control for a toy heli [Jason] leveraged the IR control libraries for Arduino to use an Xbox 360 controller to fly his Syma S107G helicopter . Windows 7 running on Raspberry Pi Why, oh god why? Well, the guys at Shackspace got their hands on a laser cutter that can only be driven with a Windows program. Their solution was to run Win7 on RPi as a virtual machine . Twin-servos for your third hand After growing tired of constantly flipping over the substrate being held with a third hand [Nidal] came up with a better way. He mounted his third hand on two servo motors so that it can be positioned with a joystick. Depopulating SMD resistors If you’ve ever tried to remove small surface mount resistors or capacitors with an iron you know it can be tricky. Take a look at the technique that [Scott] uses to remove the components . Photographing the die of MSP430, Z80, PIC, a...

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Drumbeat: February 27, 2013

theoildrum.com 27 Feb '13, 2pm

When peak oil first came to widespread public attention some 10 or 15 years ago, there was some debate about whether peak ...

Hackaday Links: February 22, 2013

Hackaday Links: February 22, 2013

hackaday.com 22 Feb '13, 3pm

Yeah, it’s another home made Raspberry Pi case, but [Gabriel]‘s Mini Playstation 3.14 is the bee’s knees. The enclosure wa...

Hackaday Links: March 8, 2013

Hackaday Links: March 8, 2013

hackaday.com 08 Mar '13, 11pm

If you’re making a GPS-enabled project, you may have noticed the commonly available GPS modules are pretty expensive – usu...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 28, 2013

searchengineland.com 28 Feb '13, 9pm

Bing Maps Adds Variety Of Hi-Res Image Improvements Bing Maps has announced a series of updates to its high-resolution ima...

Obama's Pentagon

defense.gov 27 Feb '13, 10pm

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va. (N00421-10-D-0005); Deloitte Consulting, LLP, Alexandria, Va. (N00421-10-D-0006); Nationa...

New Post: February Favorite Run and Eat

New Post: February Favorite Run and Eat

runeatrepeat.com 02 Mar '13, 12am

I live in north east Ohio….Youngstown. Don’t blame you if you’ve never heard of it. It’s between Cleveland and Pittsburgh,...

Surely you can't be serious… Ruby5 for Friday F...

ruby5.envylabs.com 01 Mar '13, 4pm

Episode #348 – February 26, 2013 Ruby 2.0! 2.0!! Also, RubyInstaller has been updated to include Ruby 2.0!!! Refinements a...

Hackaday Links: March 12, 2013

Hackaday Links: March 12, 2013

hackaday.com 12 Mar '13, 3pm

[Tom] didn’t need a buck-converter. Just remove the shunt resistor from the meter (you can even see it in the photo) to dr...

My February recap:

thehappyrunner.blogspot.com 04 Mar '13, 2am

I'm pretty happy with my running in February. Although it was a short month, I logged over 100 miles, with two 27+ mile we...

Get Links to Your Website That You Deserve, It’s Okay

Get Links to Your Website That You Deserve, It’...

seerinteractive.com 01 Mar '13, 8pm

Your company acquired a smaller company which has been rebranded under your company name. The acquired company’s logo and ...

My February Favourites <3

My February Favourites <3

bubzbeauty.com 27 Feb '13, 4pm

It feels like FOREVER since my last Monthly Favourites vide and I think it's because I didn't make one for January and Dec...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 25, 2013

searchengineland.com 25 Feb '13, 10pm

Google Panda Two Years Later: The Real Impact Beyond Rankings & SEO Visibility (Editor’s Note: This is the second in a ser...

Daily Search Forum Recap: February 28, 2013

seroundtable.com 28 Feb '13, 9pm

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other se...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 26, 2013

searchengineland.com 26 Feb '13, 10pm

How To Stop The Panic Before Asking “Have I Been Panda Slapped?” You may see a drop in rankings or traffic and immediately...

February 2013 GreatDomains auction: With less t...

domainnews.com 28 Feb '13, 11am

Sedo.com February 2013 GreatDomains auction: With less than six hours to go,113 domain names have bids Thursday, 28 Februa...