[Open-graphics] Other interesting bits of math to do in FPGAs
netbsd at sopwith.solgatos.com
Wed Sep 19 04:03:43 EDT 2007
> Am I too old? Adding logs instead of multiplying (And subtracting instead of
> dividing) was how I learnt to do multiplication adn division before you werte
> allowed to use calculators in school exams (Early 1980's in NZ :)
Some of us were using calculators in school exams in the 1970s. Maybe
it was a NZ thing? :-)
And writing graphics programs that had to fit in 6 KB of core memory
(real core, not semiconductor) along with the interpretor (OS? What's that?)
and the output device was a teletype with a roll of yellow paper.
Today the kiddies think they are being tortured if they don't have a
lightening fast 3D eye-candy GUI even though it serves no purpose.
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