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Hack Like Heck

3 Posts authored by: andywest
This blog entry is about my Hack Like Heck competition entry. Please check it out and give it a Like if you enjoy it! What went wellI finished it!Hacking like Heck requires a broad range of skills relating to engineering, software, video production, time management, and communication. When it comes to engineering and video production I’m a relative noob, but I didn’t let that stop me. I set my sights high and pushed myself beyond my previous limits. It was an honor to play alongside ...
“When all you have is a 3D printer, everything looks like… filament… or something.”   Now that Act 1 of the Hack Like Heck competition is over, it’s time to get hacking! Since this is my first time doing a build like this, I wasn’t sure exactly where to begin. So I (somewhat arbitrarily) chose to start with the controls.   Before getting into the actual build, I spent quite a bit of time planning and procuring the parts I thought I would need. This ...
Here is my declaration of intent for The Hack Like Heck Competition:   I intend to make a video that shows me creating a working hand held, portable gaming device I will post the video on the element14 Community by the submission deadline, 2-April-2018 If my video is one of the top 10 finalists I will receive $500 for my video   You can also check out my audition video here. ...