Creating a custom board support package (BSP) for Harmony 2.04

This week, I wanted to dive into something a bit technical since it is consuming a good deal of my time and I figure it might help save some of you a few headaches.  I’m developing a new embedded project…

Back To The Basics: Reading and Writing

One of the disciplines drilled into me in high school was to write every day. And I mean, EVERY day. I have stacks and stacks of essays from all of my classes including history, theology, English, Spanish, etc.  I remember…

Adding production serial numbers in Microchip’s 8-bit PIC

One of the Devil’s little details in designing hardware for the internet of things is the requirement that your “things” be unique.  This broadly translates into making sure that your hardware has some sort of serial number (akin to a…

First Impressions of the Saleae Logic 16

I decided about a month ago to purchase the Saleae Logic 16 (https://www.saleae.com/logic16) and jump into the world of using my PC as an instrument for electrical engineering.  A few reasons I chose the Saleae Logic 16: Mac support out…

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Painting With Light – A photography tutorial you can actually do at home!

About The Technique “Painting With Light” is an age old (and really fun) photography technique based on actively manipulating the light in a scene during a long exposure.  It can be done in a variety of settings from studios to…