Hacking

The Last HOPE: The Great LEGO Table

On the official website for HOPE, it said there would be a special table for adding to one gigantic LEGO creation. We arrived yesterday and saw little more than a pile of bricks. Today, there was progress but very little. By the time we started heading back home, I noticed someone had completely destroyed the sculpture and was rebuilding it ...

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The Last HOPE: POV Spectactles

Found at the Last HOPE Conference, this is actually a spinning sphere that looks like Earth. It uses POV to create an imaginary spinning world. There’s also another POV device that interlaces two colors with each other.

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The Last HOPE: Day Two

It’s a hot Saturday here in New York City but the coverage must continue! Take a look around the Hacker Village, which featured all sorts of DIY projects. A graveyard of electronics was available to poach parts from, you could make your very own t-shirt, check out those glass dildos and participate in plenty of other activities. After the jump, ...

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Japanese Digging Robot

You probably think that I’m talking about some autonomous robot that digs into the side of a mountain, right? Wrong, suckaz. I’m talking about a robot built by a Japanese man that spends all day digging and submitting stories to everyone’s favorite vice, Digg.com. He was recently arrested in Nagasaki and judging by the above video, it doesn’t look like ...

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Hacking MySpace Profiles Quicker Than Jesus

Valleywag has posted a great little exploit from a “Canadian computer guy” that allows you to access any private MySpace profile. Using a Yahoo! Mobile widget portal and a little URL trickery, you can easily browse through any private profile, photos included. I stopped using MySpace about two years ago, so I signed up with a throwaway Dodgit.com e-mail address ...

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Blue Oyster Cult: Hacking RFID on the London Underground

Here’s an interesting little hack that will make those of you in London light up with glee. Some wisecrack DIYer went and dissolved an RFID-based Oyster card for the Underground. The result? A lot of wires and an RFID chip left behind. As you can see in the video above, the card continues to work flawlessly and can now be ...

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Automatic car starter for the overly lazy

Is putting your keys into your car door too complicated or stressful for you? If so, the Deluxe Remote Car Starter is for you. And so is therapy because no one should be that bothered by keys. This little device which costs about $90 has a range of 1,000 feet, quite far for your normal house. For technical reasons, this ...

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