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Old 12-09-18, 11:31 PM   #3
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DIY electronics, embedded programming, FPGA programming, and cryptocurrency mining are just a few that come to mind.

Recently got into the ESP32 and I actually found a bug in the stable branch of the libraries. I decided to use it for the application processor in a smart energy storage system similar to a scaled down version of a Powerwall.

Still a beginner at FPGAs, but I managed to score a deal on some LX150 boards. Not sure what exactly I'm going to use them for - something that involves video would probably be the answer. I'm definitely learning a lot just playing with Verilog code. Just for fun, I'm trying to implement a Chip's Challenge-like game without a CPU.

The cryptocurrency mining is slowly dying off with difficulty rising, but I have two setups that still make a decent profit, albeit only making about $17/month each.
To my surprise, shortly after Naomi Wu gave me a bit of fame for making good use of solar power, Allie Moore got really jealous of her...
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