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.
Category Archives: Hacks
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!
This is great: Sparkfun on Demystifying Serial Communication
I love it when someone takes the time to teach a broad audience something that most people who work on computer systems should now but probably don’t understand very well. Thanks SparkFun!
Smash the design button
I saw this live at TEDxNASA this year. As I’ve said before, I’ve been to both TEDxNASA events and didn’t love them. This talk however is outstanding. There are so many great concepts in this 18 mins.
I should know better than to leave home without paper and a pencil
I’ve been doing a lot of writing lately. I gave myself a deadline of today to finish an article I’ve been thinking of for a week and spent the whole day having writers block. As soon as I walked out the door to pick up our Chinese takeout for the evening, 100 ideas came swarmingContinue reading “I should know better than to leave home without paper and a pencil”
Fix your broken NES
Did you know the 72 pin connector on the original NES is not soldered in? I didn’t know either. All those years of blowing on the cartridges and all we needed was a screwdriver and a replacement connector.