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Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: simple pic microntoller question
Replies: 3
Views: 1312

### simple pic microntoller question

I am currently learning how to use the pic microntoller. After doing the pic lessons from the microchip, I want to try something new like connecting the pic microcontroller board to an lcd. My friend who is a little experienced told me I need to to connect an hex level shifter like MC14504BCP. I hav...
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Manufactoria - Make Turing Machines with Conveyor Belts
Replies: 350
Views: 105745

### Re: Manufactoria - Make Turing Machines with Conveyor Belts

How do you play this game? I'm stuck on the 3rd stage. Thanks for the tips and what do I need to know before I can play.
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3
Replies: 18
Views: 6502

### Re: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3

You are right to be suspicious of your answer. Try solving the problem assuming that the well was only 5 feet deep, carefully noting Watson's depth when he climbs three feet and then when he drops two feet instead of combining them into a single operation. Thanks for your hint. Following what you p...
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3
Replies: 18
Views: 6502

### Re: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3

You are right to be suspicious of your answer. Try solving the problem assuming that the well was only 5 feet deep, carefully noting Watson's depth when he climbs three feet and then when he drops two feet instead of combining them into a single operation. Thanks for your hint. Following what you p...
Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3
Replies: 18
Views: 6502

### Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3

While working on a case Dr Watson accidentally fell down a 30ft dry wishing well. Sherlock Holmes lowered him down a rope. "Can you climb up?" shouted Holmes. "I'll be out before you know it!" came Watson's reply. But the climb wasn't as easy as Watson had first imagined. Each ho...
Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tips on Lateral Thinking
Replies: 3
Views: 989

### Tips on Lateral Thinking

I have read Edward de Bono's book titled Serious Creativity. I have some grasp on what lateral thinking is and the lateral thinking technique called provocation. I have been trying to find practice items to practice lateral thinking. i have heard of lateral thinking puzzles but I found out that they...
Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:54 am UTC
Forum: General