Matthew Tran's Blog! Posts

December 12, 2019 / School

The thrilling final project for CS170 tasked us with finding the best algorithm for approximating the optimal solution for an NP-hard problem.

December 11, 2019 / School

A course with a bit of an information overload about the big ideas of computer architecture that ended up being one of my favorite courses.

August 18, 2019 / How-To's
August 16, 2019 / Uncategorized
August 9, 2019 / Projects

In a relatively straightforward build, I learned how DC current clamp meters work and ended up with a surprisingly functional device.

July 27, 2019 / Projects
July 13, 2019 / Projects
July 8, 2019 / Cool Chips
July 7, 2019 / Cool Chips
July 6, 2019 / Projects

Curiosity as to the identity of a mystery accelerometer taught me about logic analyzers, the ATtiny817, and low level communication with the nRF24l01+.

July 4, 2019 / Cool Chips
June 27, 2019 / Projects

Turned a leftover arc lighter kit into an even smaller version of my first one.