Thank Goodness for Makers
Max’s Cool Beans 10/28/2016 27 comments
Did you ever fear that hobby electronics was fading away, and were you surprised by the emergence of the Maker Movement?
Zynq Goes Pynq
Max’s Cool Beans 10/25/2016 5 comments
The PYNQ-Z1 allows you to create embedded systems using the Python language and associated libraries in conjunction with the Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC FPGA.
Why, Windows 10, Why?
Max’s Cool Beans 9/30/2016 68 comments
Does your computer run the Windows 10 operating system? Have you noticed that it always seems to be busy when you aren’t doing anything?
Virtual Worlds Defy Description
Max’s Cool Beans 9/1/2016 2 comments
In terms of the sumptuous graphics and awesome backing soundtrack, Obduction truly is -- as folks claim -- the spiritual descendant to Myst and Riven.
How It Was
Max’s Cool Beans 8/22/2016 6 comments
Sometimes it's nice to take a stroll down memory lane and remind oneself as to the way things used to be...
Just call me 'Mr GQ'
Max’s Cool Beans 8/19/2016 19 comments
Do you ever find yourself hankering for an old-time barber giving you an old-fashioned shave involving lots of foam and a straight-edge razor?
Ladyada says "Hi"
Max’s Cool Beans 7/5/2016 22 comments
Adafruit's founder Ladyada receives a 'Champions of Change -- Making' award from the Whitehouse.
My Genes Don’t Seem to Fit
Max’s Cool Beans 5/24/2016 14 comments
Humans have somewhere between 20,000 to 25,000 protein-coding genes, which places us somewhere between a chicken (~16,500 genes) and a grape (~30,500 genes).