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Jack Crenshaw

Jack Crenshaw is a systems engineer and the author of Math Toolkit for Real-Time Programming. He holds a PhD in physics from Auburn University. E-mail him at jcrens@earthlink.net.

Loose ends

Using vectors and matrices simplifies math and code tremendously and reduces the chances you'll make programming errors. This month, we're starting out on a new…

Two Different Worlds

We and computers live, as the old song says, in two different worlds. In the real, physical world of nature, time flows continuously, like a…

Rosetta Stone explained

As promised, this month we're going to talk about my favorite relationship, which is the operator relationship: (1) This innocent-looking equation pretty much captures everything…

I’ve been blogged!

GetTickCount keeps on tickin'. Before moving on, Jack responds to some of your comments. I guess it had to happen: I made it into someone's…

From time, wisdom

Jack discovers that when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Ever notice that whatever seems to be…

How can they learn?

Click here for reader response to this article Part Rube Goldberg, part Tinker Toys, Jack's retro toys are taught the basics of digital logic and…

All about Quine-McClusky

Using K-maps to simplify logic equations in hardware and software makes a lot of sense, but Quine-McClusky is more a systematic approach. If you've been…