When I whined about trigonometry not being useful in the real world, someone should have told me about robots.Read More
It’s 9:31, do you know where your bits are? A lot of real time clocks use binary coded decimal or BCD to store the time. BCD isn’t a common format but you will probably run into it at some point. This time, we look at BCD and how to convert it to binary.Read More
Elecia White writes about whatever she feels like. Her Taking Apart Toys series looked at how disassembling toys can shine a light on embedded systems topics. She draws mathy comics like the Narwhal’s Guide to Bayes’ Rule, gives engineering advice as in Resilience is a Skill, and is exploring machine learning through ongoing adventures of her typing robot.Read More
Computer vision and is neat but I like being able to explain what I’m doing. I like knowing something all the way down to first principles. I like how the depth can inform the explanation. I also like getting things done. Sometimes, you can't get everything you want. But if you try sometimes...Read More
So what’s up with my typing robot? Has it fallen by the wayside like too many of my projects?
In a word: no. Ty has led me on a merry chase across different worlds. I’m still trying to catch up.Read More
I don’t do pair programming. Even when I worked for large and small companies, I worked mainly by myself. My notebook is my companion in design and implementation. While it lacks programming skills, it is a remarkably good listener.Read More