Synthesize Your Own RTOS for Free! Max’s Cool Beans 8/19/2014 11 comments SynthOS automatically "synthesizes" an application-specific operating system (ASOS) -- for use on an FPGA, MCU, or SoC -- that is optimized for your application.
R U Using AmazonSmile? Max’s Cool Beans 8/15/2014 8 comments This is just like using the regular Amazon, the only difference is that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the charity of your choice.
Really Annoying Music Suppressors Max’s Cool Beans 8/14/2014 34 comments What do you do if you are on a road trip with someone who likes to play music really loud -- especially if it's a genre you don’t particularly like yourself?
Want Your Own Desktop PCB Printer? Max’s Cool Beans 7/10/2014 22 comments The BreadBox PCB printer controls things like timing, mixing of chemicals, and agitation to produce really professional looking, predictable, and repeatable boards.
Book Review: Coldbrook by Tim Lebbon Max’s Cool Beans 6/5/2014 3 comments This book has layers upon layers upon layers. Suffice it to say that you will be clenching your fists, and you won't be able to draw a breath while reading the last page.
Radio Ga Ga Max’s Cool Beans 5/23/2014 54 comments Max Maxfield has a vacuum tube radio that needs some love, but he doesn't have the knowledge required to treat it with the respect it deserves.
Why Do You Do It That Way? Max’s Cool Beans 5/22/2014 18 comments When using software tools, hardware devices, and mechanical contraptions, do you always follow a certain sequence of operations on the basis that you know this sequence works?