Posts tagged hack
Father Hacks Son's Power Wheelchair To Let Him See The World

Father Shea wanted to help his 2-year-old son Alejandro discover the world.  Suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, his movements are severely limited and confined to a wheelchair.  So they look into power wheelchairs, and discover the health insurance wouldn't cover one for another five years.  Disgusted by this, Shea decided to go out and build one himself, allowing Alejandro to go out and explore.

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The Infinite Jukebox: Your Favourite Song Mixed To Last Forever

Let's be honest, we call our music tastes "diverse;" but there is always that one favourite song that deserves multiple uses of that Repeat button.  The Infinite Jukebox takes this concept in a new, algorythmic direction, remixing said song to continue playing forever.

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Hackaday Builds Portal Gun That Actually Levitates A Companion Cube

Okay, so this isn't quite an accurate replica of Valve's esteemed gravity gun, or a meaningful bid towards reaching a real-life equivalent to it, but even so it serves well as a hardware love letter of sorts to the company – an amalgamation of inventions from Portal and the seminal Half-Life, all in one pretty neat package.

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The Top Hacked LinkedIn Passwords Include '1234' and 'Sex'

Last week's theft of 6.5 million LinkedIn user passwords not only once again demonstrated the threat the hacking community poses in acquiring our personal data; but it also highlights the sheer ignorance and stupidity of millions of people on the internet who are not taking necessary precaution in protecting themselves on the web.

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Siri protocol hacks: start your car and control your house

As soon as mobile developers Applidium cracked the Siri security protocol (the wall that stops it from working on anything other than an iPhone 4S) and released a set of developer tools to expand upon what the service does already, various prototypes have already made it into the wild: from the menial tasks of changing your thermostat temperature to the more scary possibilities like starting your car.

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