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Hackaday Editors take a look at all of the interesting uses of technology that pop up on the internet each week. Topics cover a wide range like bending consumer electronics to your will, designing circuit boards, building robots, writing software, 3D printing interesting objects, and using machine tools. Get your fix of geeky goodness from new episodes every Friday morning.
 
Hi this is Scott Tarcy and welcome to the Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast This is the intro podcast to give you a little background on me and what I would like to do with this podcast I’m a mechanical engineer and the president of CADdesignhelp.com. My company does CAD work and prototyping. I love designing and inventing products and creating businesses around that activity. There are many podcasts out there about entrepreneurship and a few about inventing, but I have yet to find a podcast ...
 
Dr, Andy Cohen, with 28 years in the high tech industry, and Master Craftsman Whitney Potter both use 3D Printing, 3D capture and 3D Design professionally. These guys dig through all the hype to reveal the real value in what is happening today in the exciting world of 3D Printing. They discuss topics such as how to tune, upgrade and maintain your desktop factory, capturing physical objects into virtual 3D space, how to develop your own designs for 3D Printing, developing businesses related t ...
 
Make sure your business is prepared to adapt in a changing market. The AEM Thinking Forward Podcast is where leaders in the equipment manufacturing industry hear about the latest developments and disruptions in construction and agriculture. Listen regularly for insightful interviews with technology pioneers, industry heavyweights and established experts. The AEM Thinking Forward Podcast is brought to you by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), which represents more than 1,000 No ...
 
Welcome to MakingChips - We believe that manufacturing is challenging, but if you are connected to a community of leaders, you can elevate your skills, solve your problems and grow your business. Making Chips is a weekly podcast that will EQUIP and INSPIRE MANUFACTURING LEADERS to succeed in the challenging world of manufacturing. Our mission is for the METALWORKING NATION to Think Differently About Manufacturing In Order to Elevate their Game. Your hosts, Jason Zenger & Jim Carr, own manufa ...
 
The art and technology podcast bridges the gap between the traditional studio and digital technologies. It offers a generous helping of innovation and a smidgen of science, all combined by very creative people. Artists, researchers, resources, inventors, and some topics that are extreme and unusual are discussed. Further topic discussions on each topic can be found on the forums at digitalsculpting.net
 
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Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams discuss our favorite hacks of the past week. We accidentally chose a theme, as most of the projects use lasers and are about machining work. We lead off with a really powerful laser that can directly etch circuit boards, only to be later outdone by an even more powerful laser using a chemistry trick …
 
As we move forward into 2021, the MakingChips podcast hosts look back at 2020, the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and share more lessons they learned as a result. Segments: 6:06 | Jim shares information on the characteristics of a visual learner. 9:37 | The hosts discuss the potential usage of wearable technology in machine shops. 13:26 | The …
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys kick off the first episode of the new year with the best hacks the internet has to offer. There's a deep dive into water-level sensing using a Christmas tree as an excuse. We ooh and ah over turning a CD-ROM drive into a CD player (miraculous tech of the previous century?). Do you have any use cases …
 
Crash Octopus Board Game Invention- Nozomi Obinata – Ep96 Nozomi works at a company, Itten from Japan and they design board games. The Crash Octopus game is their 2nd game released using crowdfunding (Kickstarter). We discussed how the idea was formed. Then how the prototypes were made by laser cutting wood. Nozomi explains that the process of deve…
 
Part 2 of this 2-part series continues the interview with special guest John Miller, founder of Way of the Mill, an education platform for CNC milling. In this episode, John shares more of his manufacturing knowledge that machine shops can benefit from. 3:38 | John shares his thoughts on how a commitment to details can improve a shop 10:20 | John e…
 
In Part 1 of this 2-part series, the MakingChips hosts welcome guest John Miller, founder of Way of the Mill, an education platform for CNC milling. In this episode, John shares his background in the manufacturing industry, including his time at Makino and Apple, and why he chose to start Way of the Mill. 6:09 | Jason shares current news about the …
 
Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams celebrate the 100th episode! It's been a pleasure to marvel each week at the achievements of awesome people and this is no different. This week there's a spinning POV display that solves pixel density and clock speed in very interesting ways. A macro keyboard made of OLED screens gives us a "do want"…
 
In the 250th episode of MakingChips, the hosts discuss new factors and trends in the estimation process, especially when utilizing an ERP system. Jim Carr also shares his quoting process, and the tips and tricks he has used over the years that other manufacturing leaders should take into account. 3:30 | Nick tells a story about quoting 9:00 | Jim s…
 
Making Creative Facebook and Instagram Ads - Kevin Urrutia - Ep 95 Kevin Urrutia is the co-founder of New York-based Voy Media who specializes in creating for clients Facebook and Instagram ads that are sophisticated and super creative. Kevin studied computer science and was good at creating software products, but didn’t have a lot of knowledge in …
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Tom Nardi contemplate a few of the most interesting stories that made their way through the tubes this week. We'll learn how old VHS tapes can be turned into a unique filament for your 3D printer, and realize that the best way to learn about a 2,000 year old computer is to break out the hand drill and make one y…
 
News: Stratsys gets into SLA https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/stratasys-to-acquire-sla-3d-printing-start-up-origin-in-deal-worth-up-to-100m-180910/ 3DSystems sells off CAM https://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/21009/3D-Systems-is-Getting-Out-of-the-CAM-Business.aspx Segments: CR6 first review, Three in one out hoten…
 
In this week's podcast, hosts Jason Zenger, Jim Carr, and Nick Goellner share the new leadership principles and processes they adopted during 2020 to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how other manufacturing leaders can benefit by doing similar. 6:20 | The hosts share recent manufacturing news, plus Nick has his own special announcement 13:20 | J…
 
Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams round up the latest hardware hacks. This week we check out the latest dead-simple automation -- a wire cutting stripping robot that uses standard bypass strippers. Put on your rocket scientist hat and watch what happens in a 3D-printed rocket combustion chamber. Really small robots are so easy to lov…
 
Pro Basketball Combine Entrepreneur - Jake Kelfer – Ep 94 Jake is a 2x bestselling author, global speaker, and founder of Pro Basketball Combine, which has helped 70+ NBA draft prospects sign their first contract, and coach to entrepreneurs and freedom seekers. Jake had a love for basketball and wanted to work in the industry. He worked for one sea…
 
In this week's episode, we share our experiences with imposter syndrome and discuss what it means. We talk about how it affects different generations and how to rise above the feeling that you aren't qualified or don't know what you're doing. 5:01 | Nick covers general manufacturing news - and improving market trends 8:55 | Nick defines imposter sy…
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys discuss the latest and greatest in geeky goodness. This week we saw a Soviet time capsule come to light with the discovery of a computer lab from a building abandoned in the 1990's. A two-cycle compressed air engine shatters our expectations of what is involved in RC aircraft design. There's a new to…
 
Build What Matters - Rajesh Nerlikar – Ep 93 Rajesh is a product advisor and coach. Having worked with 25 companies in the past 3 years and recently released a book called “Build What Matters” to share best practices from that experience.  Prior to that, he was an engineer turned MBA and worked in product management at a few startups and a larger e…
 
In this short Thanksgiving episode, Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams are talking turkey about the world of hardware hacking. We've still got news updates about the Nintendo Game and Watch hacking progress, the sad farewell to Areceibo, the new chip from Espressif, and the awesome circuit sculptures from our recent contest. We wrap u…
 
In this week's episode, we share our experience as guest speakers at DMG Mori's sales conference this year. We touched base on the evolving sales process during COVID, how DMG really sells, and what old school techniques you can implement in today's new normal. 3:53 | DMG MORI's team announces keynote speakers - MakingChips 5:17 | Nick discusses th…
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys traverse the hackerscape looking for the best the internet had to offer last week. Nintendo has released the new Game & Watch handheld and it's already been hacked to run custom code. Heading into the darkness of winter, this artificial sun build is one not to miss... and a great way to reuse a junk …
 
News: MRRF says it’s a go in March Materialise gets CE https://3dprint.com/275585/materialise-receives-ce-marking-certifications-for-personalized-3d-printed-medical-devices/ Segments: Anycubic Predator Firmware Configuration, Creality Tries Infinite Z, Mag Ball Upgrades https://www.thingiverse.com/groups/anycubic-predator/forums/general/topic:37964…
 
World’s Smallest 200W USB Charger - Vinson Leow – Ep 92 Vinson is from Sydney, Australia and runs his company ChargeASAP, which is a startup originating from Sydney and has been creating highly innovative mobile phone accessories since 2016. His latest product is the world’s smallest portable charger for mobile phones. The product is called Omega. …
 
In this week's podcast, hosts Jason Zenger, Jim Carr, and Nick Goellner invite guest Peter Eelman, Vice President & CXO at AMT to discuss how IMTS pivoted into an online digital destination for Manufacturers. Segments: Missing IMTS - Everybody gets together (2:15) Good News with Jim Carr (6:30) Manufacturing News: Smart manufacturing platform reven…
 
Mobile Grip Gear and Inventor Coach - Donteacia Seymore - Ep 91 Donteacia Seymore was starting a career in politics but had an idea for an invention. It was a way to put your phone on your hand when working out. She created initial prototypes herself and created a Kickstarter campaign. After successfully selling for a while she sold the entire busi…
 
Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams wrangle the epic hacks that crossed our screens this week. Elliot ran deep on overclocking all three flavors of the Raspberry Pi 4 this week and discovered that heat sinks rule the day. Mike exposes his deep love of candy-coated chocolates while drooling over a machine that can detect when the legume…
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys catch the best hacks you may have missed. This week we look at the new Raspberry Pi 400, use computer vision to get ready for geeky Christmas, and decypher a negative-space calendar. We get an answer to the question of what happens if you scale up a styrofoam airplane to human-size. Facebook is locki…
 
Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams dig through the greatest hacks that ought not be missed this week. There's a wild one that flexes engineering skills instead of muscles to beat the homerun distance record with an explosively charged bat. A more elegant use of those engineering chops is shown in a CNC software tool that produces intr…
 
Photography Card Deck Invention - Eric Bohring – Ep 90 Eric used to work in a corporate job, then set off to travel the world to follow his passion for photography. Eric invented a playing card deck that doubles as a cheat sheet for photography. Each card has tips and tricks for taking great pictures. He also had a successful Kickstarter campaign t…
 
In this week's podcast, hosts Jason Zenger and Jim Carr invite guest Jenn Ryan, SVP of Global Network Operations at Xometry to discuss how they pivoted during COVID and how it helped them transform who they are as a business. Segments: Jim and Jason’s businesses thriving when the industry is down (1:44) Good news at Carr’s: 4th new CNC machine (6:0…
 
Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys chat about our favorite hacks from the past week. We start off with a bit of news of the Bennu asteroid and the new Raspberry Pi Compute Module. We drive ourselves crazy trying to understand how bobbin holders on sewing machines work, all while drooling over the mechanical brilliance of a bobbin-wind…
 
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