Monthly Archives: September 2021

HDMI output on an FPGA

Tackling HDMI output from the ground up as my first major FPGA development project. Back in my first year of university I took a course on digital logic. The homework was tedious as you might expect: doing boolean arithmetic by hand, drawing state machine diagrams, using Karnaugh maps, etc.

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Bringing A Ruined Game Boy Cart Back To Life With Tons Of Soldering

Retro consoles and handhelds are full of nostalgia and happy memories for many. However, keeping these machines and their media going can be a difficult job at times. [Taylor] was challenged to rescue a copy of Kirby’s Dream Land for the original Game Boy, and set about the task.

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Linux in a Pixel Shader – A RISC-V Emulator for VRChat

Sometimes you get hit with ideas for side-projects that sound absolutely plausible in your head. The idea grips you, your mind’s eye can practically visualize it already. And then reality strikes, and you realize how utterly insane this would be, and just how much work would need to go into it.

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