A Dodgy Dial Gets A Teardown And Some Oil

10 hours 49 minutes ago
The pulse-dial telephone and its associated mechanical exchange represents the pinnacle of late-19th and early-20th century electromechanical technology, but its vestiges have disappeared from view with astonishing rapidity. [Matthew Harrold] …read more
Jenny List

Thirty Seconds at 100 Megakelvins

22 hours 49 minutes ago
Back in Dec 2020 we wrote about the Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) magnetic fusion reactor’s record-breaking feat of heating hydrogen plasma up to 100 megakelvins for 20 seconds. …read more
Chris Lott

Serial Studio One Year On

1 day 10 hours ago
Last year we wrote about [Alex Spataru]’s Serial Studio project, which started life as serial port data visualizer, like a souped-up version of the Arduino serial plotter. [Alex] has been …read more
Chris Lott

Hacking is Hacking

2 days 1 hour ago
Tom Nardi and I had a good laugh this week on the Podcast when he compared the ECU hacks that enabled turning a VW with steering assist into a self-driver …read more
Elliot Williams

Improve Your Front Panels

2 days 7 hours ago
For many of us, the bane of electronic projects is making a professional-looking enclosure. Sure, 3D printing has made it easier to make the actual enclosure, but there’s still the …read more
Al Williams

Smart Sutures Become WiSe

2 days 13 hours ago
A team at the Wireless Bioelectronics Lab at the National University of Singapore led by [Dr John Ho] announced the results of their new Wireless Sensing (WiSe) smart sutures program last …read more
Chris Lott
1 hour 50 minutes ago
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