Sparkle Labs | Make Vol. 04 - 2005 | Pdf | 8 pgs | 2 mb
Easy-to-program chips tell circuitry to do what you want.
a button and a light flashes a pattern. What makes it flash? It seerns
like there's a tiny monkey in there flipping the switch. If so, many
household iterns contain these tiny monkeys. They're what send the
infrared (IR) codes out of our remote controls and then decode them in
our televisions. They run our washing machines and toasters. These tiny
monkeys are rnicrocontrollers, and you can train them to help you with
your own projects.