[islandlabs] Tonights Meeting
jedahan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 22:14:51 UTC 2011
we will be meeting tonight. cool 555 stuff!
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Burns, William <burns at cshl.edu> wrote:
> I saw that today's planetarium outing was cancelled.
> I assume that means that the StonyBrook meeting is back on (and hopefully
> Jonathan confirms that) but I can't make it today, so have fun everyone.
> Here's something to think about though:
> Joe's intervalometer design would be a good entry.
> FYI: the worlds most useless device is also 555 based.
> Any other ideas?
> If we want to get super-aggressive:
> It'd be super-cool to build a primitive (4-bit?) CPU from scratch.
> The 555 would be the sytem clock. We'd need it to drive a counter. (the
> program counter)
> Then there would have to be a memory bus...
> Is this possible for us? I don't know. Very very cool though.
> Interview with the inventor of the 555.
> 555 Application notes:
> Other 4-bit CPUs:
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