[vcf-midatlantic] the best news of the day: the Secret Life of Components!

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 03:55:34 UTC 2021

I’m really looking forward to this series! SLOM was my favorite program as
a kid... I still have some of the VHS tapes I made.


On Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 10:04 PM Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Just the videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/timhunkin1/videos
> The Secret Life of components.
> A series of eight guides for designers and makers by Tim Hunkin
> https://makezine.com/2021/02/26/secret-life-of-machines-tim-hunkin-is-back-with-new-web-series/
> Secret Life of Machines
> Tim Hunkin Is Back With New Web Series
> The Secret Life of Machines alum Tim Hunkin
> is set to unveil a new web series focusing on explaining basic components,
> called The Secret Life of Components.
> Each roughly 45 minute episode will focus on a different technology,
> from glue to switches to bearings and more.
> Hunkin says, "I now learn a lot from watching practical YouTube videos
> and realize they can teach the sort of informal tips
> that used to be part of traditional apprenticeships."
> Part of what made The Secret Life of Machines so compelling
> was the way that Hunkin, like many great teachers, combined his
> engineering knowledge with strong storytelling.
> It'll be exciting to see what he has in store for the new series.
> The Secret Life of Components debuts March 4 on Hunkin's YouTube channel.
Jason Perkins 313 355 0085 Sent from my iPhone

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