Return to the past. 8 bits are enough for anyone.

As a computer user/programmer for the past 20 years, I’ve always had one ambition: to build a real working computer from components.  No, not a PC (which anyone can do), but a computer from the ground up. My inspiration comes from various sources, including using a 6502-based education board at college and being amazed at the general simplicity of the… Read more »

WLAN phone operated tank with webcam – hardware

Intro A few years ago I bought a “bifferboard“.  This amazing little computer is about the size of a box of matches, and has the computing power of, well, about a Pentium 100.  But it’s good enough to run a headless Linux environment.  After I bought my bifferboard I was impressed with it, but couldn’t really come up with anything… Read more »