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Hardware Hacking

Submission + - An interview with Chuck Thacker

Mihai Budiu writes: "I had the opportunity to interview Chuck Thacker, a Microsoft technical fellow who has been awarded the 2007 IEEE von Neumann medal for his "central role in the creation of the personal computer and the development of networked computer systems" (i.e., Xerox Alto and Ethernet). Chuck speaks about building hardware, education, reverse engineering, open-source, and many other fascinating topics."

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