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This attempts to be a free-form, (sometimes) co-hosted podcast about tech-oriented hobby-projects. Do not proceed if you're looking for a high-quality production. However, if you enjoy friendly chatter, read on.


On a semi-weekly basis, Michai talks about software, electronics and mechanical engineering from a hands-on point of view. Most of the time, that means giving excuses for not having done any work at all.


Nov 2, 2018

Yay, after one year we're still polluting the virtual airwaves, so let's review the last year of podcasting (only takes about 8 minutes - don't cry).

RetroChallenge RC2018/09 has finished, so we take a look at its winners and honourable mentions. Minor topics include a Hackalot visit, USB nullmodem hack, breadboard fail...

Oct 10, 2018

Lots of little topics this time, woven together by clever commentary. That's CBA Podcast for you. In the spotlight this time: a shout-out to the Quality Team behind this podcast, impressions from the recent Eindhoven Maker Faire, HCC Retro and Bonami Homecomputer visits, a look back at the current...

Sep 21, 2018

You can, of course, send feedback to the show using the email-adress listed at the top of the page. Today's episode briefly touches on PCB-cleaning, meta- and actual work for the RetroChallenge 2018/09, scripting-languages (again - a never-ending story), and upcoming local events. 

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Sep 6, 2018

Just back from the ElectroMagnetic Fields (EMF) camp in the UK, so there's a little review of that. Furthermore, we talk about a LED-strip decoration, badge-sized mini-version of an 1-bit CPU, PCB-failures (and successes!), the upcoming RetroChallenge and my entry for that, and 2 small talks I can now get...

Aug 18, 2018

Recorded from my cellphone + external mic this time, so feedback w.r.t. sound-quality (or anything else!) is welcome, as usual. 

This episode is about getting a new solder-iron tip for the TS100 iron, progress for hand-milling PCB's, a look inside a small MP3-player, and looking at how WS281x works and how to...