Tonight at Supplyframe DesignLab in Pasadena:
Join us for the first Hackaday LA meetup of 2018 TONIGHT at Supplyframe DesignLab at 6:30pm PST! Watch excellent talks from Carlyn Maw & Nikita Pashenkov and meet with your fellow LA hackers.
Look for Drew Fustini in purple!
If you’ve ever worked on a small PCB, you know how much of a hassle it can be to hold on to the thing. It’s almost as if they weren’t designed to be held in the grubby mitts of a human. As designs have become miniaturized over time, PCBs are often so fragile and festooned…
via Printed It: Rubber Band PCB Vise — Hackaday
When we think of building research hardware, lab coats and pristine workbenches come to mind. Shah Selbe used to do something kind of like that when he was engineering satellite propulsion systems. But after putting twelve of them into space, he ditched the office gig and took his gear to some of the wildest places on…
via Shah Selbe: Science in the World’s Wildest Places — Hackaday
PocketBeagle USB breakout board by Sai Yamanoor:
The hardware design files are shared on GitHub:
When it comes to finding what direction a radio signal is coming from, the best and cheapest way to accomplish the task is usually a Yagi and getting dizzy. There are other methods, and at Shmoocon this last weekend, [Michael Ossmann] and [Schuyler St. Leger] demonstrated pseudo-doppler direction finding using cheap, off-the-shelf software defined radio…
via Shmoocon: Delightful Doppler Direction Finding With Software Defined Radio — Hackaday
Do you like Science, Technology, Art, and Hacking? SparkleCon is this weekend at 23b hackerspace in the Los Angeles area:
SparkleCon is a two day event where people from all walks of life come to share and participate in art, science, computers, security, and hacking. It has been hosted at 23b Hackerspace since 2013 and as attendance has grown over the years so has the extremeness of the events contents. Come and enjoy things like 3D body scanning, lock picking, coding, 3D printing, large Tesla coils, and nuclear fusion.
Join Drew Fustini, Chris Gammell, Andrew Sowa and more tomorrow night, Tuesday, January 23rd, in Chicago for Hardware Happy Hour (3H) at mHub: