Technorama Ep 549 : The Fresh Maker

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  • FDA

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Claudio

Hey gents! Great show as always! I just need to catch it live again (tried last week but that time change must have mucked me up).

Just to clarify something on AT&T vs. “BSD”: Yes, BSD (the software) refers to Berkeley Software Distribution, but it would be kind of funny if AT&T were suing a piece of software. BSD, or more specifically, BSDi (Berkeley Software Design, Inc.) was the company that was being sued which was developing and selling BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) at the time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Software_Design

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNIX_System_Laboratories,_Inc._v._Berkeley_Software_Design,_Inc.

So, my bad for not adding that “i” at the end.  Proof that “The ‘i’s have it!” 🙂

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Claudio

John Miller Jr.

Parts for a new Intel 8th generation computer that I can’t install Windows 7 on.  My choices are either Windows 10, or one of 947 flavors of Linux. I have a different machine that I’m using Linux Lite, MX Linux, and Linux Mint on (rock on Kreg).  My own fault. I should have done more research before buying my components. I have a virtual machine installation of Windows 7 on my machine.

 

On This Day In History for November 14, 2018

This is the 318th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining in 2018.

  • It was on this date in 1851, that Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, is published in the USA.
  • That same date in 1886, Friedrich Soennecken first developed the hole puncher, a type of office tool capable of punching small holes in paper.
  • It was on this date in 1889, that Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in 72 days.
  • November 14, 1910, Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performs the first takeoff from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
  • 96 years ago today, The British Broadcasting Company begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
  • It was 49 years ago today, that NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.
  • On November 14, 1971, Mariner 9 enters orbit around Mars.
  • Also today in 2003, Astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object.

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor, Leopold Mozart, born on this date in 1719.
  • Robert Fulton, American engineer, invented the steamboat was born on that same date in 1765.
  • Born November 14, 1840, French painter Claude Monet.
  • Belgian-American chemist and engineer, Leo Baekeland was born 155 years ago today.
  • American actor and director, Brian Keith, born on this date in 1921.
  • Veronica Lake, the American actress and singer was born 96 years ago today.
  • American physicist and academic, Stirling Colgate was born 93 years ago today.
  • American colonel, engineer, and astronaut, Ed White, born on this date in 1930.
  • American pilot, engineer, and astronaut, Fred Haise is 85 today.
  • American programmer and author, Peter Norton, born on this date in 1943.
  • Also turning 70 today is Prince of Wales Charles.
  • American singer-songwriter and guitarist, James Young, born on this date in 1949.

Listener Birthdays

  • 15 – Jackie Breller (Krazy Joe & Christine’s daughter)
  • 15 – Chuck Jolley aka nitestarr – (Horn Lake, MS)
  • If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our Wiki.

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for November 14, 2018

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