Pinball Wizard Hacks Table for Tommy Stage Show

Pinball Wizard Hacks Table for Tommy Stage Show

Ever since he was a younger hacker[Mark Gibson] has messed with the silver ball.From Soho all the way down to Denverhe should have mounted all of them.But we ain’t seen something like thisin any amusement corridor.That darn devious hackerpositive hacks a mean pinball. He hacks it like an professional,Becomes a part of the machineAutomating all […]

A 38-Year-Old Vocoder Project

A 38-Year-Old Vocoder Project

It is difficult to keep in mind that scant a long time in the past, digital magazines — the pre-Internet equal of blogs — featured a number of audio circuits based mostly on analog processing. Music synthesizers have been in style for instance, as a result of microcontrollers have been costly and unable to carry […]

Build Your Own Rowing Machine, Now With Digital Readout!

Build Your Own Rowing Machine, Now With Digital Readout!

An ergometer is a elaborate health phrase for a rowing machine, a tool which can be utilized to work out the muscular tissues utilized in rowing. It’s a wonderful cardio exercise that may additionally construct higher physique energy, and resistance will be various relying on the person’s health objectives. But perhaps you need to measure […]

Furniture And Motors Make A Strange Bedfellow

Furniture And Motors Make A Strange Bedfellow

Beds! They don’t transfer round sufficient, so the younger folks say. They want extra motors, extra horsepower, extra self-driving smarts – proper? Honestly, we’re unsure, but when that’s the query being requested, [randofo] has the answer. Aptly named, Bedfellow is an artwork undertaking that sought to create a mattress that might discover and socialise with […]

Heartwatch Monitors Your Ticker

Heartwatch Monitors Your Ticker

The coronary heart! A pump of essentially the most fantastical type, it’s able to working for many years with out relaxation. It’s chargeable for supplying very important oxygen to the physique’s subsystems, and will be readily monitored with fashionable expertise. [Dave Vernooy] wanted to build a watch that could take heartrate and blood oxygen measurements […]

The BBC Computer Literacy Project From The 1980s Is Yours To Browse

The BBC Computer Literacy Project From The 1980s Is Yours To Browse

In the early 1980s there was rising public consciousness that the microcomputer revolution would have a big impact on everyone’s lives, and there was a quick interval through which something remotely linked with a pc attracted an air of glamour and class. Broadcasters needed to get in on the act, and produced glowing documentaries on […]

A LIDAR Scanner Build in Glorious Detail

A LIDAR Scanner Build in Glorious Detail

LIDAR is a really thrilling expertise that’s solely simply now beginning to grow to be accessible to the DIY market. Think radar, however with lasers. There’s a number of completely different modules beginning to pop up for just some hundred . But what’s one to do with a LIDAR module? Well, [David] decided to build […]

VCF East XIII is Right Around the Corner

VCF East XIII: Another Day in Retro Paradise

While the climate alternated between mist and monsoon for many of it, the thirteenth annual Vintage Computer Festival East was nonetheless an enormous success. People got here from all around the nation, and certainly the world, to point out off computer systems and tools that was simply older than a lot of these in attendance. […]

There’s RC2014 Life In The TMS9918A Display Chip Yet

There’s RC2014 Life In The TMS9918A Display Chip Yet

One of the outliers within the house pc wars of the early 1980s was the Texas Instruments TI99/4A. It could not have had the video games library of its rivals and its TMS9900 processor could not have set the world on hearth with its registers-in-RAM structure, however its vary of help chips included one whose […]

When Vortex Rings Collide

When Vortex Rings Collide

Intrigued by a grainy video from 1992, [Destin] from Smarter Every Day determined to leap in and fund his own research into the strange phenomenon of vortex ring collisions. This hack began with a scientific publication and a video from again in 1992. The paper, written by Dr. T T Lim and TB Nichols, illustrated […]