Monthly Archives: March 2015

SigRok lets you measure instructions

The SigRok project produces open source software for interfacing various types of measurement devices such as logic analyzers, oscilloscopes and more. The target is to provide cross platform software that words on Linux, OS X Windows, Android and more for … Continue reading

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Kryoflux – low level floppy controller

When working with retro computers, you sooner or stumble upon aged disk media. Unfortunately data is lost. Various solution exists such as gotek, C64FC or custom hacks. However, when encountering old, unreadable disks, there is still hope. The problem is that … Continue reading

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This is a Windows only tip, so I’ve not played much with it. However, Embrio does look like a perfect experimentation kit. Take an Arduino, connect your peripherals and draw the solution. It even lets you work in a live … Continue reading

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It is time for another round of Retrospelsmässan – the retro gaming fair #1 in Sweden.

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Follow-up on the Nyuzi Processor

I recently wrote about the Nyuzi Processor, referring a Phoronix article. Commenter Timothy Miller was kind enough to point out that the source article fails to recognize Jeff Bush as the author of the Nyuzi Processor. Visiting his github page, reveals a … Continue reading

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Compiling for the C64

Michael Steil from pagetable just posted a nice article on the art of migrating software to newer systems. Basically, he has built the code of a project started back in 1995 today. The code base has gone through both the … Continue reading

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Open Source GPGPU

A GPGPU is a graphical processing unit, but with adaptations to make it possible to use it for general purpose computing as well. For those of you who followed Intel’s Larrabee project – that is a GPGPU. Intel’s project was … Continue reading

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