[vcf-midatlantic] vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 10, Issue 15
evan at vcfed.org
Fri Mar 15 19:30:52 EDT 2019
> I will see if Bil wants to teach anything else this year.
> Maybe Bill wants to do a topic like this one on hackaday:
> It's basically about a misunderstanding on the effects of heat and
> aging. A lot of hobbyists are interested in finding ways to prolong
> the life of decades computer systems, with their chips, caps drying
> out, etc.. He argues that the failure isn't poor design or heat, but
> the shock of turning on a chip that breaks it
I emailed him a little while ago. Waiting to hear back.
The last year or two he's wanted to do either historical stuff or
far-out tech stuff, neither of which fits into why people buy tickets
for Friday, and he didn't like it a couple of years ago when I had to
say 'no' to his idea.
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