We’re neck deep in the Hackaday Prize, and we just wrapped up the Human Computer Interface Challenge. This is an incredible contest to go beyond traditional mice and keyboards to find new ways to transfer your desires directly into a computer.
via Video Quick Bit: The Best In Human Computer Interfaces — Hackaday
Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects.
When: Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16, 2018, 9:30am-5:30pm
Where: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR
Tickets: $16/adult (14-62); $10/youth (3-13); $10/senior (63+) OMSI members receive 50% off. (discount applied at checkout)
For Saturday tickets click here.
For Sunday tickets click here.
From the Facelesstech blog:
So if you have been following my blog lately you may have noticed me rambling on about trying to get a Xbox 360 chat pad and an ps3 keypad working with a raspberry pi to make a portable terminal. I have finally finished my quest so join me below to see how I did it
- Raspberry pi zero w
- 3.5″ waveshare clone
- Rii Mini 518 Bluetooth keyboard
- Bluetooth dongle
- Power bank board
- 2600mAh lipo battery
- DIY USB hub
- DIY interface PCB for screen
- Various stand-offs
Raspberry pi zero w a 3.5″ screen a power bank board and a bluetooth keyboard is that makes up this pocket terminal.
Last time we talked about a KiCAD tool it was to describe a way to make the zen-like task of manual assembly more convenient. But what about that most onerous of EE CAD tasks, part creation? Home makers probably don’t have access to expensive part library subscriptions or teams of people to create parts for them …
via Automagic Tool makes KiCAD Schematic Symbols from PDFs — Hackaday
Chicago Southside Mini Maker Faire is this Saturday, September 15th, from 11a-5p at Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S Halsted
Follow @chimakerfaire for updates and look for our Drew Fustini in purple!
You wake up in the morning, and check Hackaday over breakfast. Then it’s off to work or school, where you’ve already had to explain the Jolly Wrencher to your shoulder-surfing colleagues. And then to a hackspace or back to your home lab, stopping by the skull-and-cross-wrenches while commuting, naturally.
via We’re Hiring: Come Join Us! — Hackaday