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Michael Earls

Michael has been a computer nerd since he was ten years old and he begged his parents to buy him a computer for Christmas. In 1982, he was the proud owner of a TI-99/4A. He's been coding since.

Montgomery, AL, USA (map)

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Written by Michael Earls    

We have a new author on the Cerebral Kitchen - Jeff Tyler. Jeff is a professional software developer and will be contributing to the site with more of the same topics you're already used to. Jeff's first two articles have been posted: Creating a calendar control with Aurelia part 1…  

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When I assembled my VGA implementation on my Mojo FPGA, I did so with only a single wire for each of the color signals (Red, Green, and Blue). This limited my color choices to 8 colors. I read about using Pulse width modulation to send other values to a wire,…  

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I woke up this morning with a desire to solve a puzzle. I decided that I'd make a simple LED chaser on a 7-segment LED display using my Mojo FPGA (now that I have everything working in Windows 10 again thanks to the awesome customer support from Justin at Embedded…  

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Due to various circumstances, I recently found myself in the job market again. There was a particular job that emerged that I got very excited about. They cold contacted me through LinkedIn, not knowing that I was even looking for a job. I had to drive two hours for the…  

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In my previous post, I briefly discussed the implementation of a pseudo-pong game on my Mojo FPGA developer board. I was able to implement the VHDL version that I linked to later in the post and it works much better. The biggest challenge I had with it was converting the…