Technorama Ep 327 – Bolero on a Banjo

Coming up in this episode…

  • The first math problem we needed a computer to solve
  • A couple quick book reviews by Chuck
  • A way you can be useful after you’re dead

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Introducing the team…

  • Shout out to the chat room
  • Happy Birthday to:
    • 08 – DanDman
    • 08 – Gydian (Michael H.)
    • 08 – (2004)
    • 09 – Steve Kite (BigUnit62)
    • 12 – Deckrd
    • 12 – Kevin Burns (Soleblaze)
    • 12 – Matt Blocker TheGiant
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On This Day In History for December 7, 2011

Happy Birthday goes out on this day to:

This is also

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for December 7, 2011


  • From Eric:

I thought you might be interested in a Kickstarter project I just launched: the iPad 2 Duct Tape Magnetic Jacket.

  • From Brian (on Facebook):

Brian tagged Technorama in a post.

Brian wrote: “I added the Appletonian-produced Technorama podcast to my iTunes subscriptions. A fun couple of geeks discuss geekery weekly. If it weren’t for them, I never would have learned about ear guards. “

  • From Mike (on Google+):

Dear +Kreg Steppe and +Chuck Tomasi, According to +Ham Nation (on +TWiT), you don’t need to know Morse Code to get your license anymore. However, most tend to learn it after the fact just because it is so much in the community.


Hacks & Strange Stories

Remember When

Media Corner

Geek Library

  • Chuck: Recent books –
    • “Ready Player One” – read by Wil Wheaton
    • Steve Jobs biography
  • Chuck: bought an Elgato video capture unit

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