First Wings

Its been a pretty slow week in terms of meaningful progress on the project. A few tough assignments during the week and a couple of tests meant I was pretty distracted by my studies and my Arduinos still haven’t arrived which is depressing. I contacted the seller and he’s resending Read more…

AEMB Threading

It is quite amazing how many times I discover myself to have a faulty or shallow understanding about the technology I am working on. Normally those discoveries occur as I go more in depth into the technology at hand. Those two lines are necessary to make up for any faulty Read more…

Learning to fly

The design of a quad-copter has been around for a very long time, but during the 20th Century, most development of quad-rotor devices were stalled due to the difficulty of controlling four independent rotors. Indeed it is impossible to do so without electronic assistance, therefore since the boom in popularity Read more…

Upgrading Codelite

I use Codelite extensively, for software development. However, the version of Codelite available in the Ubuntu/Debian repositories are a bit old. Our recent upgrade to Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS resulted in a buggy Codelite that keeps crashing. As a result, it was time to upgrade.
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ISA and Dependencies

In this post I’ll continue the in detailed overview of the ISA of AEMB where I’ll review memory access, GET/PUT, special purpose register and program flow instructions. Next I‘ll explain about the data dependencies and how they are currently handled in AEMB. First, there are 12 instructions responsible for memory Read more…

Swarm Robotics: Methodology

This week, I was finally able to complete all the documentation from UCSI University, and it is official that I will be doing my project on the title I described so roughly last week. This week, I spent some time mulling over many possible ways to effectively tackle the demands Read more…