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The best two-player board games to add to your collection

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …

Board Games

How to build a guitar amp

<b>In this age of hand-made, boutique gear, many guitarists have taken up soldering irons and built pedals and equipment of their own to scratch a</b> …

How to: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a VPN server

A guide to building an encrypted connection to your home network from anywhere.<p>With a VPN server plugged into your router, you can create a secure, …

This multi-room audio system uses a Raspberry Pi & RFID cards to play your favorite tunes

Outfitting your house with whole-home audio systems has never been easier thanks to the likes of Sonos, Chromecast devices and hopefully HomePod in the near future. But picking out your favorite music on the other hand, isn’t as novel or as simplistic as it could be. Now thanks to a custom …

Raspberry Pi

Upgrading a 3D Printer with OctoPrint

If you’ve been hanging around 3D printing communities, or reading the various 3D printing posts that have popped up here on Hackaday, you’ve almost …

Pi Handheld With a Mindblowing Enclosure

The Raspberry Pi is possibly the world’s most popular emulation platform these days. While it was never intended to serve this purpose, the fact …

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Make More Gains. Go to the Gym Less Often.<p>A Better Way to Lift Weights<p>One of the most fundamental decisions every lifter needs to make is how often …

The Best Solo Board Games

When board game night falls through, you can always rely on these.<p>Traditionally a group activity, board games are a great way to spend an evening …

Cable Bots, Arise! Domination of the Universe is at Hand

Most CNC robots people see involve belts and rails, gantries, lead screws, linear bearings, and so forth. Those components need a rigid chassis to …

This Nintendo Switch clone can play thousands of retro NES/SNES/N64 games [Video]

Just last month Nintendo announced that most of its classic arcade titles from back in the day would be making their way to Switch. Certainly exciting news for nostalgic gamers, but we are still waiting for a proper, full-blown retro game store for NES and SNES titles, among others. While many of …

RGB to Hexadecimal Color Codes Chart

Use this helpful chart to convert RGB values to hexadecimal website code<p>When you are adding colors to a website, you are likely doing so with either …

Arduino

How you can use Python to build your own CNC controller and 3D printer

This article discusses the process I used to build the first ever CNC machine controller implementation on pure Python.<p>Computer numerical control …

Building a Hacking Kit with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

The Raspberry Pi has some unique features that are very powerful and easily accessible for a Hacking Kit. In particular, Pi is a joke and its …

Raspberry Pi not powerful enough? Check out these 20 beefy boards

If you're looking for a more muscular alternative to the Pi, this is what's on offer, from the cheapest, through to premium single-board computers …

Raspberry Pi

Tip: The 6-12-30 Method for Big Quads

Your legs don't want to grow. Force them with this tough tri-set.<p>Crazy and Effective<p>Building big legs isn't easy. It takes a little bit of crazy to …

Download new LibreELEC Krypton -- Kodi TV and movie addons like Exodus and Covenant should work

Linux and Kodi go so well together. If you want to set up a lightweight media center distribution, you should look no further than LibreELEC. This …

12 of the best Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

NanoPi NEO Plus2<p>The NanoPi NEO Plus2 is less than half the size of the Raspberry Pi, but it packs a performance and storage punch<p>H5 quad-core A53 ARM …

SBC is Drop-In Replacement for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

A Kickstarter project by the Libre Computer Project, code name Le Potato, is designed as a drop in hardware replacement for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model …

Pedal-Pi, simple programmable guitar pedal

For several years, [Ray] and [Anna], the team behind ElectroSmash, have been smashing audio electronics and churning out some sweet DIY audio gear. …

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

5 Most Popular Raspberry Pi Cluster Supercomputer Projects

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How do you know your code is bad?

The other day, I was watching this video of Robert Martin where he mentions the three symptoms to spot a bad code. And I couldn’t have agreed …

Software Development

Linux Fu: Better Bash Scripting

It is easy to dismiss bash — the typical Linux shell program — as just a command prompt that allows scripting. Bash, however, is a full-blown …

Fantasy football 2017: Use our new Draft Score to build a championship roster

Before you can win your fantasy football league’s championship trophy, you have to come away from the draft with enough quality players to score points and provide depth at every position. And to do <i>that</i>, you need a good idea of what to expect from each player, which is where our new metric, Draft …

Pi Zero visual appointment reminder

It’s easy to get distracted at work and miss the Google Calendar reminders on your desktop and smartphone, especially if you have back-to-back …

Making a Small-Scale Brewery With A Raspberry Pi And Python

No doubt many Hackaday readers will have tried their hand at home brewing. It’s easy enough, you can start with a can of hopped malt extract and a …

The Best Drone Photos of 2017

Dronestagram is the first social network dedicated to aerial photography, and it has just announced the winners of its 4th annual drone photography …

Tip: How to Stay Lean and Still Build Muscle

Seven simple tips to help you build muscle without packing on the fat.<p>You don't have to stay ripped year around, but you absolutely can stay lean and …

Nutrition

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Machine Learning