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julienj

Member Since: December 31, 2009

Country: United States

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Bio

Electrical engineering student at Michigan Technological University.

Spoken Languages

English

Programming Languages

C/C++, Java, Basic, Arduino, Spin, AJAX, Javascript, HTML

Universities

Michigan Technological University

Expertise

Electrical Engineering

Interests

Hiking, Camping, Biking, Snowboarding, Driving. Basically anything outdoors.

Websites

http://www.exsystems.net

  • Fun fact: Cinderella's castle at Disney World plays on this fact by reducing the scale size of each tier moving up the castle, giving the illusion to the human eye that it is actually much taller than it is. This was to keep the total height low enough to avoid the FAA regulation requiring a flashing red beacon on the top to warn passing planes - which would have taken away some of the realism.

    @Pete: thanks!

  • This just made my Friday! In a world packed with single board computers around every turn, all of them having more horsepower than my first PC this seems like a true step backwards just for the sake of fun. I too would love to get my hands on one of your spare boards just to be able to show it off to my computer building nerdy friends for a laugh. Thank you for this, Nick!

  • "Excuse me, I think I missed my turn. Can you give me directions to Woodstock?"

  • Awesome idea! I wish I lived a little closer to you guys...

  • I made the assumption and it works. You would be correct.

  • Anyone else notice the pi in the lower right of the free day page? The source includes an eatpi() function but it's not very apparent what is does. Any ideas?

  • I know this is a bit old, but for anyone else that may be interested, Pebeo Vitrea 160 makes a pretty good solder mask.
    http://www.dickblick.com/products/pebeo-vitrea-160/
    I have had good luck brushing it on but the best results are with an airbrush. I just use toner transfer to cover the pads where I don't want "soldermask," paint, bake and scrub the pads clean with acetone and a little elbow grease.