His hacks section is very entertaining (https://spritesmods.com/?art=hardware). My favourites are his Minecraft portal and his automatic jello-shot printer made from old CD-ROM parts.
Poster "tr1ck5t3r" wrote at 15 Jan 2017, 15.46:
>"BadBios, BadUSB, Stuxnet, Flame, Duqu, Shamoon, are all different names given to the observations by experts of the same suite of malware that has evolved over the years."
That is the hypothesis my research into this subject also supports, although it is purely an intuitive hypothesis, not an empirical one, that is, at this point in time, I do not have concrete proof to back this intuition...
But tr1ck5t3r's comment is a very interesting comment, nonetheless...
Laser projector made by hacksawing 2 hard disks in half, sticking chopped up bits of platter (as mirrors) to the head assembly and bolting in a laser pointer. Works well enough to draw a digital clock display on the wall.
That, I'd like to see (video).
2015 (a bit) https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9425328
2016 (a bit) https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12219599