WEL14-01. Science, Arts, Robots, Security, Sentiment Mining, Wearables, x86 Emulators, Eye tracking, Voice Recognition, Keys and

COOL PROJECTS OF THE WEEK

Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation (2013-)
http://96ochiai.ws/3DOFacoustic



Resonant Wireless Power Transfer to Ground Sensors from a UAV (PDF)
http://cse.unl.edu/~carrick/papers/wirelessPowerICRA2012Final.pdf

Infrarred Eye Tracking System
http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/FinalProjects/f2013/m...

Contiki on MSP430
http://www.bithappens.se/blog/2013/05/26/contiki-for-ti-msp430-launchpad...

Transparent Seven Segment Display
http://www.narkidae.com/projects/transparent-seven-segment-display/



ARDUINO/AVR

Some interesting Arduino libraries:

NTSC/PAL Text Video Display
http://sbc.rictor.org/io/vid3.html

Acoustic Wayfinder
http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/FinalProjects/f2013/x...

Myst(ery) Box
http://michael-buschbeck.github.io/arduino/2013/12/31/mystbox/



SECURITY

On Hacking MicroSD Cards
http://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=3554

USBPass is a small device for storing passwords.
http://sroz.net/projects/usbpass/

Chameleon is a versatile emulator for contactless smartcards
https://github.com/skuep/ChameleonMini/wiki

WiFi jamming device
https://github.com/husam212/WiFighter

Backdoor listening on TCP-32764 in linksys WAG200G.
https://github.com/elvanderb/TCP-32764

Lock Picking - A Basic Guide
https://www.hackthis.co.uk/articles/picking-locks-a-basic-guide

My dog as smart wireless DVR sensor
http://harizanov.com/2014/01/my-dog-as-smart-wireless-dvr-sensor/

REVERSE ENGINEERING

Reverse engineering a Hit Clip
http://ch00ftech.com/2013/12/31/reverse-engineering-a-hit-clip/

Your Mill as a Key Cutting Machine
http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=95853

Anatomy of a cheap USB to Ethernet adapter
http://projectgus.com/2013/03/anatomy-of-a-cheap-usb-ethernet-adapter/

SOFTWARE

x86 virtualization in JavaScript
https://github.com/copy/v86

Try it on-line here: http://copy.sh/v24/

A tiny but highly functional PC emulator/virtual machine in 4043 bytes
http://ioccc.org/2013/cable3/hint.html

Beanstalk is a simple, fast work queue.
http://kr.github.io/beanstalkd/

The International Obfuscated C Code Contest
http://www.ioccc.org/years.html

SVG Plus JavaScript Equals Awesome — Four Examples How to Make Your Web Pages Take Off With Snap.svg
http://www.technology-ebay.de/the-teams/mobile-de/blog/svg-plus-javascri...

WebGL Tombstone
http://felixpalmer.github.io/webgl-tombstone/

RASPBERRY PI

Rpi Tablet
http://makezine.com/2014/01/07/how-i-built-a-raspberry-pi-tablet/

Creating an animation Studio in Python with Time-Lapse cameras
http://trevorappleton.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/creating-animation-studio-w...

BEAGLEBONE BLACKRASPBERRY PI

Attaching an Small OLED Display to BBB
http://www.element14.com/community/community/knode/single-board_computer...

BeagleBone Black as temperature sensor
http://dooseek.blogspot.nl/2014/01/beaglebone-black-as-temperature-senso...

ROBOTS

Red Rover
http://learn.adafruit.com/trinket-powered-rover

Automated Robot Arm in conjenction with Appium and Java framework
http://www.bensimms.co.uk/automated-robot-arm-in-conjenction-with-appium...

Self balancing robot
http://trandi.wordpress.com/2014/01/05/self-balancing-robot/



DID YOU KNOW...

... how to select the right RF receiver for your project?
http://www.martinmelchior.be/2013/12/golden-rules-when-buying-rf-receive...

...about lucid dreams?. We had already mentioned this some times before. This is another project on lucid dreams
http://www.projectlucidity.com/

... about plasma cleaning?



... about sentiment analysis?
http://nlp.stanford.edu/sentiment/ (and real-life application http://barnoid.org.uk/christmas-twitter-tree-lights)

... about this new method proposed to measure consciousness?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=a-new-method-to-measure...

... about the new PhotoSynth?
http://photosynth.net/preview/about/

... about Plankalkül?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plankalk%C3%BCl

MUM I WANT TO BE A SCIENTIST!

Crow Behavioural Studies
http://www.josh.is/crow-machine/

DIY incubator
http://biodesign.cc/2013/12/25/diy-incubator/

Project Jeff. For your serious robotic research
http://thegeekgroup.org/projects/project-jeff/



DIY Polariscope
http://blog.abhimanyukumar.in/2013/12/diy-polariscope.html

Bioinformatics Resources
http://www.biostars.org/

MUM I WANT TO BE AN ARTIST!

Magnetophone

http://aaron-sherwood.com/works/magnetophone/



Shining “Light” On 3D Printing In Las Vegas
http://3dprintingindustry.com/2014/01/06/shining-light-3d-printing-las-v...

More on Anouk Wipprech creations
http://www.fashioningtech.com/profiles/blogs/anouk-wipprecht-interview

DEVICES

Yes, sure... Edison
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/do-it-yourself/edison.html

The Berkeley Tricorder
http://rethinkmedical.com/tricorder.html