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Jim CarrollWhen Jim Carroll was 12 years old, his father came home from his job as an electrical engineer with GE Corporate Research and Development holding an Intel 8085 “computer” — essentially a kit of components including an 8-bit microprocessor, a keypad and an LCD display — and handed it to his son. “Here, see if  you can put this together,” was his casual challenge. To a budding engineer, this is something akin to a waking dream. Read More