Coming up in this episode…
- Setting up your Dial Up internet preferences
- The importance of clearing your cache
- How to hide your browsing history
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Friday at 8:30pm Hilton 203 (Watch Technorama on Twitter for changes, etc)
Introducing the team…
- Shout out to the chat room
- Happy Birthday to:
- 22 – Zoidberg 
- 22 – Kyle Slingo
- 22 – AlchemyDragon
- 25 – David “Grizzly” Smith from Grizzly’s Growls podcasts
- 27 – Chuck’s forgotten iPod
- 27 – Mike Noble
- If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our Wiki.
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On This Day In History for August 21, 2013
This is August 21, 2013 is the 233rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 132 days remaining in 2013.
- It was on this date in 1888 that the first successful adding machine in the United States is patented by William Seward Burroughs.
- That same date in 1897 – Oldsmobile, a brand of American automobiles was founded.
- Physicist Harry K. Daghlian, Jr. is fatally irradiated in a criticality accident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory on this date in 1945.
- The Soviet Union successfully conducts a long-range test flight of the R-7 Semyorka, the first intercontinental ballistic missile on August 21, 1957.
- and exactly 20 years ago today NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to
- French scientist and engineer, Hubert Gautier, born on this date in 1660
- also born on this date in 1665, French-Italian astronomer Giacomo F. Miraldi
- August 21, 1789 is the birthday of French mathematician Augustin-Louis Cauchy
- another mathematician, this time Hungarian, Endre Szemerédi turns 73 today
- Chilean mathematician and computer scientist Eric Goles turns 62
- and finally Google cofounder Sergey Brin turns 40
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for August 21, 2013
- Internet Explorer turns 18
- Archaeologists unearth pieces to a 5,000 year old game
- Have your ashes sent up in to space for $2000
Hacks & Strange Stories
- The Kids’ Guide to the Internet – YouTube
- How One Inventor Secretly Built a Pneumatic Subway Under NYC
- Pneumatic tubes are working their way back in to the office.
- Carrots: The big lie!
What the Kreg
- I got a plugin into the WordPress plugins DB!
- Julie bought an Atari 2600!
- Want a Tour of the TARDIS? Head to Google Maps…
- Syd Mead Techno-Futurist Artist – Album of 50 high res pics by Syd Mead, visual futurism (famous for his designs on Blade Runner, Aliens, and Tron, among other things).
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