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Jonathan Oxer: Blog - Arduino telemetry payload in a class C rocket
Because class-C rockets are so small and light they can't lift much of a payload and I had to keep the mass of the electronics as small as possible. You can get a sense of scale from this photo which shows a small white bundle in the bottom of the nosecone. Inside that bundle is an Arduino Pro Mini 5V/16Mhz, a 433Mhz transmitter module, and a Lilypad 3-axis accelerometer
hardware  hacks  space  australia 
may 2009 by gnat
The link between autism and extraordinary ability | Genius locus | The Economist
RRBIs (Restrictive and Repetitive Behaviours and Interests) => 10k hours. savants arise from "ability to see differences where a neurotypical would only see similarities". RTMS gives rise to 1hr improvement in drawing, faces, proofreading, and true memory.
science  brain  autism  body  hacks 
april 2009 by gnat
Zoom-Zoom-Zoom — Get Multi-Touch Zooming Support on your T-Mobile G1 TODAY « Luke Hutchison
this guy added multitouch to the G1 by tweaking the open source operating system. go open source!
opensource  mobile  multitouch  hacks  android 
january 2009 by gnat
Source for "Megaupload auto-fill captcha" –
neural network as greasemoney script (Javascript) that completes Captchas for megaupload.
programming  javascript  security  hacks  ocr  greasemonkey 
january 2009 by gnat
Rise of the garage genome hackers - life - 07 January 2009 - New Scientist
story about diybio, glowing yogurt, math bugs, and nitrogen-fixing bacteria
bio  hacks  make 
january 2009 by gnat
The ‘micro’ enterprise that is chip repair |
Stanford PhD student rewiring chips. Amazing technology!
hardware  hacks 
december 2008 by gnat
Gear Heart
A heart made out of gears. What an incredible physical toy. WANT.
hardware  hacks 
october 2008 by gnat
Peak Energy: The Turning Of The Worm
a table with a worm farm built in, and even a cctv that lets you spy on the worms' activity in the top 9 inches of compost. Worms are harmed by white light, so the tv has to show infrared. no mention of whether you want rotting waste in your living room.
art  bio  gardening  hardware  hacks 
august 2008 by gnat
Annals of Medicine: The Checklist: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
checklists help doctors and nurses, raise standards of care, and save lives. Even when everyone thinks they're already doing what's on the checklist.
medicine  health  hacks 
may 2008 by gnat
~ NUI Group » Wiki » index
"This wiki contains information about the software & hardware related to multitouch and multi-model input systems. Also you will be able to find out general information about our community here."
hardware  multitouch  projects  research  hacks  ui 
march 2008 by gnat
Life from Scratch: Science News Online, Jan. 12, 2008
creating life by piecing together small molecules that themselves are not alive
bio  hacks  future 
january 2008 by gnat DarwiinRemote
add wii remote capabilities to your os x apps
hacks  ui  apple  mac  opensource 
september 2007 by gnat
Petscii Forums "PETSCII.COM" - Unveiling the Picodore 64 - a Commodore PDA!
Dude built himself the case and innards. It's wood covered with silver paper! Works, though.
c64  retro  hacks  hardware 
july 2007 by gnat
i am pleased precariously
A couple of weeks ago I was fooling around the the <canvas> stuff in firefox, and wanted an involved test of it animating something. I couldn't find one, so I ported one of the xscreensaver modules, "ifs", to javascript.
web  graphics  hacks 
april 2007 by gnat
Wired 15.04: Mixed Feelings
hey look, it's Quinn's "Body Hacks" talk but without attribution. that's pretty crappy.
bio  hacks  science  brain 
march 2007 by gnat
mobile 802.11 antennas from Chinese cookware
mobile  wifi  hacks 
january 2006 by gnat
Society for Amateur Scientists Home Page
As mentioned at FOO Camp. They have a section on their LABrats program that teaches science to young kids.
hardware  hacks  kids  radar 
august 2005 by gnat

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