Month: May 2020

How do AND gates work?

I’m creating this post as a complimentary article to the discrete 7408 that I designed and am selling on my site. I have always been fascinated how things work down the the absolute core. I was never just satisfied by asking the question, “How does an AND gate work?” and someone basically drawing the AND…

How to configure a Cisco router to be a DNS server

This is probably not something you’ll want to do in a large scale enterprise environment.. let routers be routers.. but for that one off situation where you just need a DNS server and its more convenient than spinning up new hardware to handle a few host entries then this is the perfect solution. First things…

Burning the Arduino Bootloader using the TL866 II Plus

This is mostly just for me to use as a reference but someone else may find it useful. First things first, here are some files: Download these 2 files, you’ll need them later. Next if you’re on a Mac then you’ll need to install the MiniPro software which I’ve outlined in another post at this…