YALEDD! 16×16 LED display
Andrew Rossignol has written an article detailing his YALEDD - 16×16 LED display project:
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The class was instructed to choose a simple circuit such as an LED flasher or a simple sequential state machine composed of discrete logic, capture the schematic, layout the PCB and have it made by the end of the term.
I decided that it would be boring to design a simple state machine. I also thought it might be pretty cool to have an electronic gizmo of my own design to show off on my desk at work.