[vcf-midatlantic] vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 10, Issue 15

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 19:56:05 EDT 2019

I never get tired of Bil. He has so much experience it translates well into anything slightly related to our stuff.

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: https://hackaday.com/2019/01/24/video-putting-high-speed-pcb-design-to-the-test/
> 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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