[vcf-midatlantic] vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 10, Issue 15
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 19:43:59 EDT 2019
Agreed. Bil is a draw regardless of subject.
On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 7:41 PM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I think it would be great to have a class from Bil. Surface mount
> soldering would be a good class as I’d love to learn from someone other
> than Rossman group on YouTube.
> If that isn’t good, maybe we can have Bil talk about electronic design
> back in the 80’s vs now. Seems like back then things weren’t designed to be
> as disposable as today. Things back then either broke in the first year or
> lasted forever.
> corey cohen
> uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Mar 15, 2019, at 7:30 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >> 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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