Slug: chase-cringley Date: 2002-04-29 Title: Chase Cringley layout: post

Robert X Cringely is a tech columnist for PBS. This week his son died of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), while lying in Robert's lap as he did his email. It's… horrible. My thoughts and prayers go out to Robert and his family.

Robert is starting a quest for a monitor that can help advance medical knowledge of SIDS, and hopefully one day lead to a device that can predict it. As he says:

The old, broken-down engineer in me says it is time to build something.