Samuel Clay discusses the electronics and manufacturing issues on two Burning Man projects at HDDG23
You now have fewer teammates (or none at all), but you can still build a product. What has changed?
Any product is a potential target. The DEF CON security conference showcases potential errors in your hardware designs.
James Lewis returns to HDDG22 to talk about scopes that are “Top of the P(acq)”
You wait by the phone all day. Alas, it never rings. When you cannot get a call back from a vendor, your product and business suffers.
Derek Kozel talks about the software stack required to “program” a software defined radio (SDR). The discussion delves into GNU Radio and includes live demos viewing the spectrum on a custom SDR receiver.
Mike Harrison talks about designing large art installations, based around readily available components. The main project discussed is a smart “Vanity Mirror” which captures images of the user and feeds them back onto small LCD screens in a large array. Discussion includes sourcing components, finding connectors and the architecture behind the entire project.
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Joe Menard talks about building a DIY home automation (IoT) system when the commercially available products didn’t seem worth the money. Many lessons were learned along the way.
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Monk Funkster talks about the intricacies of analog synthesizers and the internal building blocks.
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