Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Help Us Find The Silicon Inn
Here, Ladies and Gentlemen, is where you could be spending some time this autumn as you travel the globe.
The Silicon Inn is not a physical place, it is that little bit of Britain you carry in your brain when you go abroad, and which is triggered, after a long day of presentations, when the thought gells, then emerges: ‘Christ I could do with a pint of wallop’.
Usually this is a pipedream. The only ’beer’ to be had is yellow, cold, fizzy and tasteless i.e. foreign muck.
But, increasingly, the world is appreciating proper, freshly brewed beer, it just takes a bit of finding, so we are setting up a site where a decent pint can be had in places which the semiconductor industry frequents.
To do this we need your help. Please send addresses of places where you’ve had a good pint, at either a micro-brewery or a bar with decent draft beer, to:
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