Reverse Engineering Meetup this Wednesday

Tutorials, projects, and mingle

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018, 7:00 PM

Giovanni’s New York Pizzeria
1127 Lawrence Expressway Sunnyvale, CA

31 Hardware ninjas Attending

We have the side room (ie including TV) reserved for talks (last month we were unable to reserve it). So the unfortunate confusion last month should be avoided. I have a handful of tentative talks, will hopefully finalize schedule soon. Possible topics include gaming, radare2, and more. 7:00-7:10: mingle 7:10-7:50: ” Reverse Engineering Midway Zeus…

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We have the side room (ie including TV) reserved for talks.

7:00-7:10: mingle

7:10-7:50: “Reverse Engineering Midway Zeus” by Philip B

7:50:-8:00: mingle

8:00-8:20: “Using open source tools to reverse engineer and modify UEFI bioses” by Matt M

8:20-9:00: mingle

We first learned of this meetup from the Unnamed Reverse Engineering Podcast hosted by Jen Costillo and Alvaro Prieto.  Check out the latest episode:
Reverse Engineering Meetup this Wednesday

This Is The Last Weekend For The Coin Cell Challenge

This is it. This is the last weekend you’ll have to work on the most explosive battery-powered contest in recent memory. This is the Coin Cell Challenge, and it’s all ending this Monday. You have less than 48 hours to create the most amazing thing powered by a coin cell battery. Joseph Primmer slapped a coin…

via This Is The Last Weekend For The Coin Cell Challenge — Hackaday

This Is The Last Weekend For The Coin Cell Challenge

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Jens Hauke designed this charlieplexed 20 LED blinker controlled by an ATTiny45 for the Hackaday Coin Cell Challenge:

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LED Ring

This is a small blinky with 20 LEDs powered by one CR2032 coin cell
and with an ATTiny45 brain. The firmware is written in plain C and
compiled with the avr-gcc toolchain. The PCB is a two layer design made
with KiCad.
Space efficient daisychained LED placing with shared anode/cathode soldering pads.

Firmware and gerbers are available on GitHub:

jensh/attiny-20led-ring

 

Jens has shared the board on OSH Park:

LED 20 Ring ATTiny

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Order from OSH Park

Here is a video of the LED in action:

LED ring

There Once Was an IC Dedicated to Blinking an LED

Today you can buy flashing LEDs; a simple two-lead component that requires only a power supply to produce even flashes of light. They look for all the world like any other LED, though embedded in the plastic dome is an integrated circuit to do all that flashing work. There was a time though when a…

via There Once Was an IC Dedicated to Blinking an LED — Hackaday

There Once Was an IC Dedicated to Blinking an LED

HDDG 26: Amateur Radio and Robot Overlords

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The next Hardware Developers Didactic Galactic is on Thursday, January 11th, at SupplyFrame’s San Francisco office:

 

HDDG 26 – Amateur Radio and Robot Overlords

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018, 6:30 PM

Supplyframe SF Office
500 3rd St STE230 San Francisco, CA

35 Hardware Developers Attending

Hello, and Happy New Year! Enjoy delicious food and beverages and listen to techy and entertaining talks by these awesome folks at our first meetup of 2018: Mo McBirney- The Iron Giants: Automation in Manufacturing Kenneth Finnegan- Amateur Radio and Their Internet of Things HDDG welcomes Mo McBirney, manufacturing project manager at Fictiv. Mo was…

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The presenters will be:

HDDG 26: Amateur Radio and Robot Overlords

State of KiCad this Friday

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Wayne Stambaugh from the KiCad project be joining Hack Chat on Hackaday.io this Friday to discuss upcoming plans and features for 2018:

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The State of KiCad

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:00 pm PST

  • What new features are on the roadmap for 2018?
  • What new features were developed since we chatted in January 2017?
  • Under the hood- how KiCad development works
  • How can a developer get started helping out?

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State of KiCad this Friday