Void’s Vault

Knowledge source for efficiency.

FM Radio Using Rtl-sdr

In this post, I’ll summarize my head-first dive into the world of software defined radio by showing how to create a simple fm receiver with GnuRadio Compagnion.

The Challenges of Embedded Systems

I gave a seminar in French at Laval University, which will give rise to a 2 days course that I will start giving in Montreal in 2016. This post offer a download link.

Static (or Shared) Classes and Methods: A Rule of Thumb

Have you ever seen or written static methods in your company’s project? I’m sure that some of you did, because I often fell into static classes when I dug into most of the entreprises’ code I visited. The question is: Do you think it’s a good practice?

Use a Raspberry Pi as a Music Server

I don’t like to spend money on new technologies if I already have all at home to do it myself. In this post, I will give all the information you need to use your Raspberry Pi as a music player that can be remotely controlled.

Play Chess With a Webcam

The project named ChessCam is finally completed! I was wondering if I would one day have the opportunity to play chess against the AI without using a keyboard or a mouse.