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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.

Aug 12, 2020

The thrilling tale of 4 months of doing pretty much nothing interesting is coming to a podcast near you today!

After hearing about the hilarious exploding electrolytic, we continue with some lame or slightly-less-lame tools one can just buy off-the-shelf: using H-field probes for injecting magnetic fields into a PCB,...

Apr 12, 2020

In this time of global turmoil, the CBA Podcast once again proves to be your one-stop source of distraction and meh-grade information.

We start off by a quick list of how to keep busy in a sort of useful way, followed by a short talk about a 230 Vac test-jig and designing for test-jig repairability.

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Mar 5, 2020

Welcome to the first and so far best episode of 2020, the third year of this podcast. Thanks for sticking around and making this happen, or alternatively, thanks for just tuning in - hope you like it.

After a quick word on hot glue applied to mains wires, yours truly talks about being surprised by a SOT23 500V constant...

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...