Technorama Ep 308 – We’re all out of Duct Tape

Coming up in this episode…

  • All computers don’t speak binary
  • Some killer tunes
  • Tweet it from the highest mountain

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Happy Birthday to:

  • 12 – Amanda Huggenkiss
  • 14 – JPCJ

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On this day in history for May 11, 2011

Happy Birthday goes out on this day to

  • American astronomer Frank Schlesinger born today in 1871
  • Also born today in 1875, American aviator Harriet Quimby
  • May 11 1914 is also the birthday of French volcanologist Haroun Tazieff
  • English radio astronomer and Nobel laureat Antony Hewish turns 87 today
  • Famous Dutch computer scientist Edsger Dijkstra was born today in 1930
  • and our final birthday goes out to Dr. Robert Jarvik, the American Physician and inventor of the Jarvik artificial heart. He turns 65 today.

This also happens to be National Technology Day in India in memory of five nuclear tests that took place on May 11 and May 13th 1998. Various awards are given on May 11 to celebrate individuals in the areas of science and technology.

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for May 11, 2011

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2 Responses to Technorama Ep 308 – We’re all out of Duct Tape

  1. Hey there 🙂

    By the way, half the links pointing to us are broken 😉

    Cheers! (and thanks!)