[sdiy] Support for my synth circuit lecture videos

Chromatest J. Pantsmaker chromatest at azburners.org
Fri Dec 31 20:55:12 CET 2021

I don't feel like watching the video.  Can you post a link to the donation

On Fri, Dec 31, 2021 at 4:02 AM Lanterman, Aaron D via Synth-diy <
synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:

> Dear DIYers,
> I hope it isn’t out of line for me to post this here...
> Over a decade ago, I put some rough recordings of lectures from my music
> synthesis class and posted them on blip.tv. That service went away, but
> some kind folks archived and reuploaded those videos (which was very useful
> since I lost the original files). Partially inspired by the enthusiastic
> response those old videos received, when Covid hit, I redid all my lectures
> in a more polished format and put them on YouTube:
> https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOunECWxELQS5bMdWo9VhmZtsCjhjYNcV
> Over the years people who have found benefit from my lecture videos have
> occasionally asked if I had a Patreon or similar service they could
> contribute to. Since the videos were created as part of my job at Georgia
> Tech for which I’m paid by Georgia Tech, ethically I can’t really set up
> something like that which would put money directly in my bank account.
> But, I worked out a deal with the Powers that Be at Tech such that people
> could make a *targeted* donation to the Georgia Tech Foundation earmarked
> to support my work with my students. Instructions are given here:
> https://youtu.be/VBu-LST1p9c
> In particular, it's important that Lantertronics/GTF210000920 goes the
> “special purpose” field so your donation doesn’t go to building another
> football stadium or something like that. ;)
> (Some year ago I worked out something similar, but it required people to
> mail a paper check. Now you can type in a credit card number.)
> This goes a long way towards helping me show my fellow faculty, in
> particularly my superiors, that there is a hunger for this kind of material.
> And it’s tax deductible. :)
> Aaron Lanterman, Prof. of ECE, Georgia Tech
> My blog on Education and Innovation: https://edupocalypsenow.wordpress.com
> My blog on Electronics and Programming: https://lantertronics.blogspot.com
> My YouTube channel on Electronics and Programming:
> https://www.youtube.com/c/lantertronics
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