On 11/11/22 14:00, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
On Fri, 11 Nov 2022, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
I keep a big jar around that's full of blue-
and black pill MCU boards,
as well as a few of the more capable STM32F4 and F7 boards. Nowadays,
everything seems to look like a job for an MCU.
The MCU has replaced the hammer!
. . . "To a man with a HAMMER|(big jar of blue and black pill MCUs),
everything looks like a NAIL|(job for an MCU)"
Probably true--there are commodity light bulbs and flashlights with MCUs
in them. The price of the Chinese OTP ones has dropped to a few
cents--less than a package of chewing gum.
"Silicon is cheap" is the motto of our times.