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…

Painting With Light Flowers

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…

Domain Name Scam from CN Network

I received an email today from “Mark Zeng” at “CN Network” informing me that another company was planning to register ShutterbugRemote throughout Asia.  I wrote back informing him that the name is trademarked.  A quick search then brought me to…

Recording a Screencast in OS X

Recording a Screencast in OS X

I just found a great post on how to record a screencast using your Mac without any additional software.  Simply fire up Quicktime, go to the file menu, and select “New Screen Recording”.  It pops up a little controller where…