WEL14-05. Retrocomputing (6502, VIC20), Artificial Intelligence, uControllers. Signal Analysis and more

COOL PROJECTS OF THE WEEK

Veronica – ROM Monitor.
New chapter for this cool project to builld a 6502 based micro-computer
http://quinndunki.com/blondihacks/?p=1547

RIVERWATCH - A Marsupial Surface-Aerial Robotic Team for Riverine Environmental Monitoring
http://riverwatchws.cloudapp.net/



IMMERSION. Integrating biometrics and video games to solve gamer rage
http://www.sammatson.net/Immersion

RETROCOMPUTING

VIC-20 Flash Memory Programmer Part 1/2
http://petenpaja.blogspot.nl/2014/01/vic-20-flash-memory-programmer-part...



Apple II DOS source code
http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/apple-ii-dos-source-code/

The RetroWiz Project
http://prometheus4.com/retrowiz/



MICROCONTROLLER WORLD

2d mapping using a webcam and a laser (PIC)
http://shaneormonde.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/2d-mapping-using-a-webcam-a...



Pulse Jacket (Wearables)
http://blog.grunick.com/pulse-jacket/



The UNO Overdrive. ATMega running at 32 MHz
http://www.hackster.io/janost/the-uno-overdrive

Shrinket, Arduino compatible ATtiny85 development board
http://villekl.blogspot.fi/2014/01/shrinket-arduino-compatible-attiny85....

8bit Harmonica



RASPBERRY PI

Safety Attention Monitor (SAM) for Drivers
http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~haldarwish/

Time-lapse touch screen controller
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5875

FFT with GPU
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5934

Capacitive Touch Potatoes on the Raspberry Pi
http://arghbox.wordpress.com/2013/08/12/capacitive-touch-potatoes-on-the...

BEAGLEBONE

nh5cape - lcd cape for beaglebone
http://crazy-embedder.blogspot.nl/2014/01/nh5cape-lcd-cape-for-beaglebon...

BBB - Building a DAC
http://www.element14.com/community/community/knode/single-board_computer...

SOFTWARE

Strangest Language Feature
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1995113/strangest-language-feature/20...

Mystery signal from a helicopter
http://www.windytan.com/2014/02/mystery-signal-from-helicopter.html

The Magic of Strace
http://chadfowler.com/blog/2014/01/26/the-magic-of-strace/

ROBOTS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Nintendo Tetris
http://meatfighter.com/nintendotetrisai/

Windows Phone controlled car with Netduino and Bluetooth
http://blog.roguecode.co.za/Windows-Phone-controlled-car-with-Netduino-a...

AGNES robot knitter time lapse scarf knitting
http://makezine.com/magazine/make-37/agnes-the-knitting-robot/



DID YOU KNOW...

... how to build a stun gun to recover dust prints? (forensics)
http://www.iowaiai.org/stun_gun_method_for_lifting_dust_prints.html

... about Migen?. Electronic design with Python?
http://milkymist.org/3/migen.html

... about ROS, the Robotics Operating System?. Check this guide
http://www.clearpathrobotics.com/blog/how-to-guide-ros-101/

... about Bloom filters?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloom_filter

See you next week
The picoFlamingo Team