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ASK AN ENGINEER – 3/5/2011 10pm ET TONIGHT!

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ASK AN ENGINEER – 3/5/2011 10pm ET TONIGHT!

What is “Ask an engineer”? From the electronics enthusiast to the professional community – “Ask an Engineer” has a little bit of everything for everyone. If you’re a beginner, or a seasoned engineer – stop in and see what we’re up to! We have demos of projects and products we’re working on, we answer your engineering and electronics questions and we have a trivia question + give away each week. Mosfet the cat stops by too. Previous chats can be viewed at http://www.adafruit.com/ask

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4 Comments

  1. George Graves

    “Unexcelled” facilities. That’s an old word.

  2. do you need IRC to attend?

  3. I know it sounds a bit odd given the visual nature of the show, but would you consider releasing an audio-only version each week? Even if it’s just the audio stripped from the video in post, I’d love to subscribe to it via RSS and listen during the week at work. Then if there is something I feel I absolutely must see, I’ll be sure to watch the video as well.

    You guys say so many informative things that I feel an audio version would be well worth listening to. Audio+RSS sure would help those of us with infants and toddlers in the house who make it darn-near impossible to sit and watch anything for an hour.

    Thanks for considering!

  4. @jason – no plans for audio versions.

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