Monthly Archives: March 2011

Kung Fu Science

The art of back-of-an-envelope calculations is often useful in figuring whether an idea is plausible or not. Continue reading

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C Minus Minus

Sometimes, slick C-language tricks don’t work as expected on microcontrollers. Continue reading

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(Towards) A 555-Based Computer

Using a zillion (actual count) 555 ICs to make a working digital memory subsystem Continue reading

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