Monthly Archives: November 2008

Bending the laws of physics

As a reader pointed out today, when preparing one of the pictures in Chapter 3,  I did use a little trick, I had almost forgotten… I did reduce the DELAY constants by a factor of 100 to … speed things … Continue reading

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Electronica 2008

This is the week of the Electronica 2008 in Munich (Germany) and I am available at the Microchip booth (A4-560) all week to talk about 16 and 32-bit programming but especially about flying! If you are a PIC24 or a … Continue reading

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Deep Blue PIC32

An email from Tim O. this week made me think about the possibility of computers conversing with humans, or rather the impossibility of it, as Turing once proposed it as the ultimate test of the machine intelligence.  This in turn … Continue reading

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MIPS DSP Libraries

With the latest release of MPLAB C32 compiler v.1.04, Microchip has added a complete set of DSP functions for the PIC32 to complement the standard math libraries. Among them you will find a number of vector processing functions and as … Continue reading

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Inexplicably Working Errata

A few days ago, I received an email from a reader who reported a new errata on page 123 (in the “Learning to fly the PIC24” book) in the write() function, an example of redirecting the “stdout” output stream. The … Continue reading

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