[time-nuts] Help - Hope?
hmurray at suespammers.org
Mon Jan 2 21:55:52 EST 2006
> I can't see too many children being able to build circuits the way I
> used to, since it will be very difficult/impossible to solder
> components together. That must have a knock-on effect later in life,
> since nobody would have taken much interst in electronics as a child,
> since they were unable to make anything.
I'll bet kids can find other neat things to do. The world is different not
I didn't write any software when I was a kid. Assembling a robot and
programming it seems like it would be fun.
> Perhaps circuits published in magazines will need to use power
> transistors, just so they are of a size that is practical to construct
> without specialist tools and skill. Perhaps children of the future
> will have to build your own 741 out of a bunch of 2N3055's.
I don't have any troubles getting transistors in TO-92 packages.
I think the emphasis will change from building X from scratch to building
what it takes to interface something to sensors and control gizmos.
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