Kevin Townsend on ASK AN ENGINEER this weekend!

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Our lead engineer Kevin Townsend will be on ASK AN ENGINEER this weekend! 10pm ET, Saturday night – Stay tuned!

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Be sure to check out his recent blog posts here on Adafruit AND since my many of you know him by his work – the awesome NFC board get your questions ready!


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2 Comments

  1. Maybe you could Photoshop in an extra 20 lbs since that photo was taken a decade (and many immobile hours at the bench) ago? 🙂 Looking forward to the chat though!

  2. Yeah you look Totally different! For me it was the glasses and the professional, engineering look you had on the show that threw me. To be honest when I saw your picture on the Adafruit home page that you were going to be there, I thought you looked alot like Jason Borne to be honest! 😉

    Was great seeing you on the show! I have many Adafruit projects that I now know you made – great work!!

    Kris

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