LB: This hits entirely too close to home.
I had to learn to not tell people a damn thing about what I'm working on the hard way, because as soon as I came out with anything, details would change and I'd have to reneg on my implicit promise to deliver said thing. Feels terrible to have to do that.
(Of course, people do understand in general; but, still, it weighs you down every time it happens, you know?)
I'm going to make the same promise to myself for 2020 as I did for 2019 -- I want to see the #Kestrel3 headless computer working (note: not necessarily done!) by Forth Day 2020.
That means a single FPGA board (icoBoard Gamma) running on an iCE40HX8K, booting into Forth, and talking to a host PC via 2 serial links (one for the terminal, and one for mass storage emulation).
Sounds easy. And it *would* be easy (at least, easier) were it not for @*#%*% day job. >:(
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