Kevin Kelly interviews author Charles Platt

In the latest episode of the Cool Tools podcast, Kevin Kelly interviews my old friend, Charles Platt author of Make: Electronics. He also has been publishing his fascinating autobiography in installments, called an Accidental Life (Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3 | Vol. 4).

Charles Platt lives in the Arizona wilderness where he writes books about electronics and builds rapid cooling devices for the cryonics community.


00:46 – basic Kitchen timer for use as a reminder to stand:

02:53 – An AM radio:

08:34 – A travel hairbrush:

10:08 – Astell & Kern media player: 1

6:39 – Make: Electronics, 3rd Edition:…

18:19 – An Accidental Life:

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