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Awesome article!!
Multilayer boards are no match for sandpaper and elbow grease.

Every once in a while, and more so now than before, you’ll find a really neat chip with zero documentation. In [David]’s case, it’s a really cool USB 3.0 eMMC/ SD MMC controller. Use this chip, attach a USB port on one end, and some memory on the other,…

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Hey everyone! Expect usual "family spam" type stuff for this message. . . But please, if you're able, donate a couple bucks towards my son's "Fun Run" that will be benefiting his school, in an attempt to build a "scooter storage locker" and also with the "emotional support resources" that the school has to offer.

If you can spare the money, please donate to my son: https://funrun.boosterthon.com/a/s/GiAI8MwQ

Thanks!

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This picture is too awesome, and far too funny; not to post.

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How Do Chips Make Credit Cards More Secure?
https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/08/how-do-chips-make-credit-cards-more-secure/

Handy new video from SciShow.

If you live in the United States, you might have recently gotten a credit card with a microchip on it. But what does this chip do that makes it any different than the magnetic strip on the back of the card?

Read more.
https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/08/how-do-chips-make-credit-cards-more-secure/

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[Modustrial Maker] is at it again with another seriously cool LED visualizer. This time around, he’s built pair of pendant lights inspired by the rings of Saturn. The rings are made mostly of walnut plywood using a circle router jig to make the cut…

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[Yeo Kheng Meng] had a question: what is the oldest x86 processor that is still supported by a modern Linux kernel? Furthermore, is it actually possible to use modern software with this processor? It’s a question that surely involves experimentation,…

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! I now declare the term and usage of "Grantism" DEAD. Henceforth, it shall be known as "Trumpism". #Trumpism
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