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This attempts to be a free-form, (mostly un-cohosted) podcast about tech-oriented hobby-projects. Do not proceed if you're looking for a high-quality production.

On a semi-biweekly basis, Michai and optional cohost talk 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 11, 2019

4.5 months is still not enough to make you forget this podcast, is it? (And also, sorry about the long gap.)

Another mixed bag as usual. 2 meetups with the CBA Quality Team for some Quality Time.

Eindhoven Hackerspace Hackalot moved to a new location, and I put some LED decorative stuff there, making use of a light...

Jun 24, 2019

Hi there! Thanks for tuning in (or reading this text and then deciding not to tune in at all). Another episode with a mixed bag of semi-interesting topics. 

Thanks for the feedback - the inter-segment jingle will be a bit less loud from now on. Poor ears.

We start off by counting pass & fail on this year's new year's...

Jun 4, 2019

You thought that we finally learned from our mistakes and abandoned this podcast, and you thought wrong. Once again it's time to lower your standards, and enjoy a new episode of the CBA Podcast.

We start with some PCB failures and flaws, followed by a very brief review of the Hackalot lasercutter & vinylcutter workshop....

Apr 29, 2019

After more than 1 month of laziness, let's kickstart this episode with some failures and apologies. Next up is a summary of Hackalot's part in the Open Hackerspace Day 2019, and a teardown of a cheap and somewhat boring Aldi 230 Vac LED lamp. Finally, some very-voodoo and somewhat-less-voodoo methods of measuring...

Mar 22, 2019

After 5 weeks or so, we're finally back! You'd think this episode is filled with 5 weeks worth of exciting techie stuff, but don't get your hopes up yet. Because it's not.

Domen joins in to talk about his experiments with home automation, and a sowing exhibition lacking electronics and software. Furthermore, we talk...