• Hardware

    Extreme phase shifting 101

    As part of a high-tech hardware project I have been working on I have lately been diving into the area of clock signals. Now books have been written on the subject of clocks, clock distribution, clock skew, clock gating, and much more things involving the word ‘clock’, but my specific problem was a little unusual….

  • Embedded, Programming

    Getting Started With The GA144 And ArrayForth

    The GA144 chip by GreenArrays is unique in several ways: It has 144, 18-bit cores. It is asynchronous, so there is no clock. It is programmed in Forth, and GreenArrays provides colorForth, a version of arrayForth specifically for the GA144. Even though there is adequate documentation, getting started with this chip can still be quite…

  • Reverse Engineering

    How to quickly rip apart a UEFI firmware

    Imagine this. It’s been a couple of months since you upgraded your trusty laptop with a good old SSD, the speed is fair but there’s just something wrong. Hibernation is taking ages, but why? You rip your firmware apart and find out they’ve crippled your S-ATA controller.. Enter the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 MK3, one of…

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