Category Archives: Hacking
CPU clock module build
My weeknight project this week is building an 8 bit computer on a breadboard. Part one, a fully adjustable CPU clock with step through is working already.
X Carve is back online and making airplane stuff
Finally have a more permanent place for the X-Carve CNC. Time to make custom airplane parts :-)
Detecting spins in small aircraft
Here are three spins. The first I intentionally recovered poorly. The other two were more “textbook” recoveries. This is just the graph of the slip/skid sensors. Interesting that there is a clear pattern and threshold. The goal here is to detect and give enough warning to a pilot to avoid and intervene on an impendingContinue reading “Detecting spins in small aircraft”
First “REAL” 3D Maps with my 3DRobotics Solo
Switching gears lately in my other life to work with Blueridge Forestry on a mapping workflow for them. Making this map of a local closed landfill turned model airplane field really was a snap.
Docker images for Dronekit
Started on a new project this evening. Docker images for Dronekit and some tools for automating flights. Love me some Docker!
I *may* need to get a handle on my workspace today. Good Grief.
I’ve always been an instigator
In an email exchange this morning a friend of mind called me an instigator who uses “science” as an excuse for it. Yeah, this is not a new thing. Here’s some evidence from 2011… I wonder how long it took them to clean up the flour…
Always buy good tools
A few minutes ago an old Navy buddy of mine sent me this picture with a message that just said “memories”. He remembers something I’d sorta like to forget. This is a picture of my first car. I’m sure it’s not the same one, but the color and everything are the same. One of theContinue reading “Always buy good tools”