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I Knew It!

Posted 2011.03.09 9.06 in Pointless Blather

I knew it! I knew it all along!

And Now For Something Blinky

Posted 2011.01.06 9.59 in Computers/Internet/Technology, Hobbies

It’s (pocket-sized) blinkin’ flashin’ heaven.

The LoL Shield (Lots of LEDs) is an add-on board for the Arduino microcontroller prototyping device.

One hundred and twenty-six LEDs, all on a space of about 3″ by 2″, all a-blinkin and a-flashin.

Of course the first thing I wanted to do was run Conway’s Game of Life on there. Turns out there was a GoL program already made, in the associated library / examples. Still, I had to tweak it a bit to get it to work ‘just so’.

Now all I gotta do is replace the Arduino with something smaller, maybe just the Atmega uC, add some batteries and put it in a little portable case.

Real electronics should glow in the dark.

Edited to add: Click here to download my updated / tweaked version.

Fail!

Posted 2009.05.27 19.48 in Computers/Internet/Technology, Photography

Part of the same family of sites that brings us our lolcats, is the Fail blog.

parent-seatbelt-failSafe parenting?  Fail!

Uh-Oh…

Posted 2008.08.13 0.00 in Pointless Blather

Divide by zero

It’s Just That Easy!

Posted 2008.08.11 0.00 in Pointless Blather