Fischer Technik and similar logic-enhanced toys (was Re:
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 19 18:48:02 CDT 2005
> > I'd _love_ a way to home-brew some sort of snap-together logic toy.
> > For that matter, I'd love a way to make something like a DEC
> > Logic Lab from stuff around the house (i.e. - a 2 sq ft board
> > covered with logic and plug points)... One could use banana
> > jacks, etc., for the interconnects, but at retail pricing,
> > that would start to add up to real money real fast.
> > -ethan
> I read a few months ago an interesting article about a virtual
> building blocks piece of freeware software to be downloaded from
> http://www.muvium.com/ It is the "link" Virtual Breadboard, but
> it is already also for months announced with "Coming Soon.."
> I regularly keep watching this site ...
Hmmm... I hate to say this, but a 'virtual kit' like this is but a very
pale immitation of the real thing. I've yet to see any simulation that
comes close to what you can do with the real stuff, and seeing a real
machine move is a lot more interesting than seeing moving pixels on a
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