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.


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)