Hackaday Podcast 121: Crazy Bikes, DIY Flip Dots, EV Mountain Climbing, and Trippy Tripterons

Hackaday Podcast 121: Crazy Bikes, DIY Flip Dots, EV Mountain Climbing, and Trippy Tripterons
Hackaday Podcast 121: Crazy Bikes, DIY Flip Dots, EV Mountain Climbing, and Trippy Tripterons

Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams discuss a great week of hardware hacks. Two delightful mechanical hacks focus on bicycles: one that puts a differential on the front fork, and the other a flywheel between the knees. Elliot was finally impressed by something involving AI — a machine-learning guitar pedal. You’ve heard of a delta bot? The tripteron is similar but with a single rail for the three arms. After a look at flip dots, tiny robots, and solar air planes we close the show geeking out about racing electric vehicles up a hill and stories of the hardware that has made closed captions possible.

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