WEL14-02. Photo Hacks, Spying Kettlers, Discovering Cray SuperComputers, Wifi Cameras and Radio Waves

COOL PROJECTS OF THE WEEK (PHOTOGRAPHY AND MORE)

OpenCamera - Lux
http://kekado.zapto.org/kevin/open.html



Cool Photography Hacks from Dr. Frankenfilm
http://www.drfrankenfilm.com/

Convert Optical Mouse into Arduino Web Camera
http://frenki.net/2013/12/convert-optical-mouse-into-arduino-web-camera/



Build an antenna out of tape measure
http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tape-Measure-Antenna/

I love you glider... So Simple
http://inventorartist.com/i-love-you-glider/

The search for the lost Cray supercomputer OS
http://gigaom.com/2014/01/14/the-search-for-the-lost-cray-supercomputer-...



BEAGLEBONE

5 Easy JavaScript tricks you can teach your BeagleBone



Building a Frequency Synthesiser
http://www.element14.com/community/groups/test-and-measurement/blog/2013...

SECURITY

Masterjun's SNES Super Mario World "Executes Arbitrary Code"
http://tasvideos.org/4156S.html

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

Malware Wifi chips on Electric Iron and Kettles
http://thehackernews.com/2013/11/russia-finds-spying-microchips-planted_...
http://www.geek.com/apps/chinese-appliances-are-shipping-with-malware-di...

RASPBERRY PI

Raspberry Pi Video Camera And Timelapse Recorder (video)
http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/raspberry-pi-video-camera-and-timelapse-rec...

DIY WiFi Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Camera
http://learn.adafruit.com/diy-wifi-raspberry-pi-touch-cam/overview



MMPIS (Part IV)
http://rasterweb.net/raster/2013/12/29/mmpis-part-iv/

DVB-T Fun with a Raspberry PI – Playing Radio with Linux
Part 1. http://www.yellownote.nl/blog/dvb-t-fun-raspberry-pi/#sthash.dxlHnmvQ.E7...
Part2. http://www.yellownote.nl/blog/dvb-t-fun-raspberry-pi-airtraffic-part-2/#...
Part3. http://www.yellownote.nl/blog/dvb-t-fun-raspberry-pi-weatherstations-par...

smstext adventures in geocaching and raspberry pi
http://smstextblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/raspi-sat-nav.html?m=1

ROBOTS

Completely Autonomous (Onboard Processing) Palm-sized Quadcopter
http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/completely-autonomous-onboard-proces...

World's Smallest Line Follower Robot (Vibrobot)
http://www.roborizeh.ir/

Upgrading Colin
https://arthurguy.co.uk/blog/2013/12/upgrading-colin

RC Crawler Truck as Robotic Platform: Part 1 – upscale from 1/8 size to ~ 1/5 conversion, now able to climb on stairs
http://www.starlino.com/rc-crawler-robotic-platform-increase-size-mod.ht...

Face following RC Car using Android + Arduino + USB Host Shield
http://shazsterblog.blogspot.nl/2014/01/face-following-rc-car-using-andr...

DID YOU KNOW...

... that Google Glass has an infrared sensor to monitor your eye?. Finally an interesting use of that feature
http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/drivesafe-app-for-google-glass-stops...

... you can build your own Open Source Laptop?. Introducing Novena
http://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=3597

... how to cooper etch objects?
http://entanglement.co.uk/projects/communication/copper-etch-film-a-beau...

... how to implement half-duplex SW UART using only one pin on AVRs?
http://nerdralph.blogspot.ca/2014/01/avr-half-duplex-software-uart.html

DIY COOL TOOLS

A3 Printer to CNC conversion
http://justcheckinm8.blogspot.co.nz/

Hydro: The First Low Cost Waterjet
http://www.adamlibert.com/Waterjet

Get Your CO2 Laser Mirrors for FREE
http://diylaser.blogspot.ca/2012/01/get-your-co2-laser-mirrors-for-free....

DEVICES AND BOARDS

New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Presented at CES 2014

SquareWear 2.0 — An Open-Source Wearable Arduino
https://rayshobby.net/?p=7964

Rex the brain for your robots
http://alphalem.com/pages/rex

Rex runs Alphalem-OS: http://alphalem.com/pages/alphalem-os