Remembering Transistor Pioneer Norman Krim

Right before the Christmas holidays, Norm Krim, a pioneer of transistor technology and the father of the CK722 PNP Germanium Junction Transistor, died. He was 98 years old. IEEE Spectrum has a nice little “In Memoriam” piece which even includes a shout-out to MAKE (Krim was an early champion of DIY electronics and pushed to market the CK722 to hobbyists in the early 1950s)

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RIP Tom Kennedy

photo by Barbara Fried photo by M2 We have learned sad news through our friends at Laughing Squid. Tom Kennedy, an art car and Burning Man artist (whose work we’ve featured in MAKE and online), drowned in Ocean Beach, CA this weekend. His friend John Law writes: We lost one of our very best. Tom […]

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