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TASVideos :: View topic - #3767: bortreb's GBC Pokémon Yellow "Executes Arbitrary Code" in 12:51.87
Executing entirely arbitrary code inside a Gameboy Color game using only the dpad and buttons - nothing else. Nuts.
8bit  games  exploit  hardware  hack 
december 2012 by infovore
GetawayMoments: How to Make a Cheap and Easy Ikea Time Lapse Panning Unit Part 3
Looks like I'm going to have to go get me an Ordning Timer soon, to go with the intervalometer.
diy  hack  clockwork  photography 
september 2011 by infovore
When I Enter the Office, the Imperial March Plays — GIANT ROBOTS SMASHING INTO OTHER GIANT ROBOTS
Thoughtbot discover their RFID door-lock system has an API. A short bash at some code later, and they now have theme songs when they enter the office.
physicalcomputing  music  tunes  themesong  thoughbot  software  hack  code 
july 2009 by infovore
The secret to Palm Pre dev mode lies in the Konami code
"We couldn't believe it either, but as it turns out, from the launcher screen of your Pre, simply type in the phrase "upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart" and up comes a hidden app called "Developer Mode Enabler."" Let's face it, every device has to have a cheat code.
palm  pre  konamicode  hack  developer  easteregg 
june 2009 by infovore
Codeigniter: Mixing segment-based URL with querystrings | Ask About PHP
"So, is it possible to mix segments and querystring?" Sort of, maybe, seems to be the answer.
codeigniter  php  routing  url  hack 
april 2009 by infovore
Redesigned 8-bit and 16-bit games (Some unbelievable!) - NeoGAF
Long thread of patched and hacked 8-bit and 16-bit ROMs, some bringing a vast amount of customisation.
games  videogames  hack  patch  redesign  rework  modified  homebrew 
august 2008 by infovore
nihilogic: Compression using Canvas and PNG-embedded data
"I got this idea to stuff Javascript in a PNG image and then read it out using the getImageData() method on the canvas element." Blimey.
code  compression  development  javascript  programming  hack 
may 2008 by infovore
nick - Now I understand what they mean by tabular data (or: building a relational database using jQuery and <TABLE> tags)
"I thought, why not build a relational database in HTML? So I did. I even got inner joins working." This is insane. Great, but insane.
jquery  database  html  hack  crazy  javascript 
april 2008 by infovore
nondeterministic . net : fiwt
"This little hack adds find-as-you-type to Safari, Apple’s OS X web browser"
safari  inputmanager  hack  addition 
january 2008 by infovore
Flickr: Photos from the decapitator
the_decapitator: he finds ordinary bus-shelter adverts, and then graphically - and entertainigly - decapitates someone in them. entertaining! subversive! hurrah for culture hacking.
culture  hack  hacking  advertising  humour  subversive  silly 
january 2008 by infovore
I Played Through Episode Two Holding A Goddamn Gnome (Spoilers)
There's an achievement in HL2:Episode 2 which involves carrying a little gnome through the entire game and doing a thing with him. A lovely writeup here.
halflife2  achievement  hack  easteregg  games 
october 2007 by infovore
TMRC Dictionary
"The words defined in this dictionary are the property of the Tech Model Railroad Club of M.I.T. and all rights to use and define these words are strictly reserved." From 1959.
tmrc  hack  computer  technology  mit  jargon 
october 2007 by infovore
Userscripts.org: Flickr - Multi Group Sender
Awesome little greasemonkey script that overrides default send-to-group behaviour, and replaces it with send-to-multiple-groups-at-once.
flickr  greasemonkey  hack  script  tool  groups 
january 2007 by infovore
ericappel.net - Project: SmartSetr - SmartSets for Flickr
Remotely-run service to generate smart, daily-updated sets based on metadata. Nifty.
flickr  hack  sets  photography  application 
january 2007 by infovore
The IE/Win Disappearing List-Background Bug
Background images for elements in lists disappear. The solution: make the list relatively positioned. Moronic, but true.
css  ie  hack  fix  bug  web  design  markup 
may 2006 by infovore
pasta and vinegar ‽ Game controller trick for Katamari Damacy
Ahehe. It's Track and Field all over again! (But seriously: when you're given an interface, the instinct is to subvert it, hack it, and what better way than by modifiying the hardware? It's the low-tech version of an autofire button)
games  joypad  hack  cheat  interface 
january 2006 by infovore

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