Old Computer Collecting vs Electronics Building
marvin at rain.org
Thu Feb 2 15:12:36 CST 2006
One thing I've been concerned about for a while is what seems to be the
lack of electronics building skills. *My* feeling is the desire to work
on this stuff is going away and I'm not sure why. I DO NOT BUY the
argument that components are so small now that nobody can build or hack
equipment anymore as I view that more of an excuse for not building.
It also seems that most (not all) of the people I know that collect
computers now (and used them in the 70's and early 80's) are fairly
competent at working on electronics.
Are kits at all desireable to build by newer entries into electronics
and computers? Or existing builders?
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