NESpad

17 January 2013

An NES gamepad library for Arduino. One use of this is to allow your Arduino access to the status of 8 buttons (up, down, left, right, A, B, START, SELECT) using only 3 digital pins (for STROBE/LATCH, CLOCK, DATA). 3 pins is a tall order on my Arduino Uno, but for the new Due it’s […]

Arduino-serial: C code to talk to Arduino

30 May 2012

Relevant to my recent interests. I bought an Arduino Uno this weekend and the amount of ideas I have right now are scary. The primary benefit of this C library is that it will not trigger a reset on the board. This means you can stream data at intervals and not get a reset.

‘Financial Martial Law’ In Michigan

11 March 2011

I hope you liked that whole democracy thing while it lasted, Michigan, because it’s gone now. Zero-oversight financial managers appointed by the governor will be able to shut down your entire city, get paid whatever they want, and you can’t do a thing about it.

Comments Are Enabled

17 October 2009

For the first time in a long time, the comments are turned on here at Extra Future HQ. You can comment on any post, I imagine I’ll turn comments off on older posts, but we shall see. Don’t make me regret this.

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