Archive for July 2006

It’s Alive, ALIVE!!

July 15, 2006

Finally after 3 months my baby can do more than count. A couple days ago I got it to talk to my PC via serial port. I was delayed because I started out trying to tackle USB right away. UART and the serial interface is much easier. Here is my page on the project and my code.

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Broadband Competition

July 2, 2006

So I was reading Cringely’s column this week and was inspired. I cannot wait to own a home and install my own fiber to my house. I am so tired of “broadband” that is barely 5% what other countries call broadband for nearly 40 dollars a month “on sale.” Also check out Bob Frankston’s essays on the subject. (He co-wrote the first spreadsheet or precursor to Excel)