Posts Tagged ‘RIP’

RIP: Barnaby Jack, hacker

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Reuters is reporting the sudden and untimely death of New Zealand-born hacker Barnaby Jack. Barnaby was scheduled to appear at this week's BlackHat conference in Las Vegas, NV, with a presentation entitled Implantable Medical Devices: Hacking Humans. His body was reportedly found at an apartment in San Francisco's Nob Hill...

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RIP Hanz R. Csmenzin – Inventor of the 555 timer

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Hans R. Camenzin the inventor of the famous 555 timer IC died at the age of 78: Hans R. Camenzind was an electronics engineer best known for inventing the 555 timer IC in 1970. He was an inventor on 20 US patents. During his career he wrote three textbooks, designed...

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  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...