The amazing Gregorio Naçu posted the article title graphic this week to bring attention to the venerable 6502 processor and poke fun at Apple's M2 chip marketing slides. He's doing probably the most ambitious single-person Commodore 64 project I know of and has a fantastic blog. Apple claims the new
I'm very pleased with my PAL VIC-20 replica, the Vicky-20 [https://www.tindie.com/products/bobsbits/vicky-twenty-commodore-vic-20-pcb-replica/] . It's almost a year old and the VIC-20 that sits on my desk all the time. I've wanted the absolute best video out of this thing I could muster. This board is fortunately
I'm a Commodore guy through and through. This isn't tribalism, it's what was in my room from 1983 to when I graduated High School in 1993. After my sorta failed attempt at spending the month of September with my Coco 2 [https://imapenguin.com/two-weeks-with-mostly-a-coco-2-in-september/], I decided for October to
Back in March, we did a simple set of programs to brute force calculate Pi using a simple and well-known series [https://imapenguin.com/estimating-pi-with-the/]. It works, even if it's inefficient. Speaking of inefficient, it's September and that means it's time for #Septandy! I have a Tandy Color Computer 2
A while ago, I explained in detail how to generate one time pad sheets [https://imapenguin.com/simple-unbreakable-encryption-with-a-pencil/] and use them to encrypt and decrypt messages. It turned out to be doable, only requiring a pencil and a way to create random numbers, but it's slow, error prone and tedious.