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Letting the magic blue smoke out.

by on Sep.21, 2012, under Unpatched Tuesdays


Letting the magic blue smoke out.

Letting the magic blue smoke out.

For those who do not know what letting the magic blue smoke out reference’s, it simply means when something electronic is over powered, melted, or broken in such a way it may spark and produces smoke is a sign of death of a component or a device.
Often the smoke is blue when IC’s burn, other components may produce other colours based on the metals and materials they are composed of. Wikipedia of course has an article on this topic with more information, and I am sure could be expanded upon.

To see the magic smoke get released and what the Microscope has found click on the more link below.
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Board Update

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Announcements, Running a Hacker Space

The HackLabTO board of directors is responsible for the legal structure behind the lab, and is accountable to the members. Tonight we had the first meeting with our new board members, Dan Fraser and Chad Mounteny. It was quick and efficient, and we got lots covered; the minutes are up on the wiki here (registration-required). Fred Supinski, who was one of the initial Board signatories, is passing on the torch but staying on as a member.

We’re still looking for members to step up to be officers of the corporation – an email will go out to you all shortly.


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