Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts, N4RVE

Posts Tagged ‘EDN’

On-line data retrieval – EDN

This piece was scanned and added to the archive in 2018, over 35 years after it was written. The contrast is breathtaking, with the article explaining how to use dollar-a-minute online searching tools (1982 dollars!) to hunt for bibliographic results, patents, and other limited text-only resources. Google was unimaginable back then… by Steven K. Roberts…

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Simplify Microcomputer Software Development by Simulating an EPROM – EDN

I published this back in 1979, when I was building custom micro-based systems for Corning Glass, Seagram’s Distilleries, and Robinson-Nugent. As a lone developer, I could not afford $20K for an Intel In-Circuit Emulator (ICE), so I invented this device to simulate the ROM in a target system by plugging in a ribbon cable reflecting…

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