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Jeffrey Powers
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Youtube Creator, Podcaster, Musician, Lost Soul.
Youtube Creator, Podcaster, Musician, Lost Soul.

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November 19, 1993: Don't Post Bomb Instructions Online #techhistory #history #podcast

1993 – The Ionizer – Otherwise known as Michael Elanky, recieved 28 months in prison for posting bomb-making instructions on his BBS. There have been other instances of this throughout history, but Elansky was a member of the International Information…
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November 18, 1985: Calvin and Hobbes #techhistory #history #podcast

1894 – The first Sunday Comics section is printed by the New York World. 1985 – 91 years later, Bill Watterson syndicates a comic about a boy and his stuffed Tiger. Calvin and Hobbes will bring laughter to millions for the next ten years. It reached…
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November 17, 2008: Jerry Yang Steps down as @Yahoo CEO #techhistory #history #podcast

2008 – After battle upon battle between Microsoft, Google and shareholders (including Carl Icahn), Jerry Yang finally announced to all he was stepping down as CEO of Yahoo! The previous days, Steve Ballmer said they are not going forward with any future…
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$50-$90 Tablet Throwdown Review for 2018 - @Amazon Fire vs. @Lenovo Tab 4, Aoson S7+, Neutab, Fusion5 #tablet #comparison #throwdown #50dollartablet #gear #geekout

We’re updating the $50 tablet Throwdown! This year, I decided to look at tablets that would cost between $50-90. These tablets will most likely be on discount during Black Friday sales, so you can get yours at a great price! This is also in conjunction…
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Tablet Buying Guide #tablet #gear #ipad #android #windows #geekout

Tablet Buying GuideJeffrey Powers – @geekazine Intro Believe it or not, the tablet was created long before the iPad came out. The firt tablet demonstrated happened in 1956. When we talk consumer tablets, the PDA could have been considered – Palm Pilot,…
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November 16, 1977: Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind Debuts #techhistory #history #podcast

1977 – Most of the time, we skip over movie releases, unless it has had a definite impact on the Tech and geek community. That is the case with this movie. Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Richard Dreyfuss,…
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November 15, 1971: @Intel 4004 Microprocessor #techhistory #history #podcast

1971 – Intel announced the 4004 microprocessor in an ad in Electronic News Magazine. Intel called it a micro-programmable computer on a chip, this was the first single-chip processor. It was also concidered to be the precursor to the x86 processor. The…
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November 14: Computer Dealer Exhibition - COMDEX #techhistory #history #podcast

During the 80’s and 90’s, there was a little show called COMDEX. It stood for Computer Dealer Exhibition. For a while, there were 2 versions: The Spring COMDEX (Alternating for a while between Altanta and Chicago) and the Fall COMDEX (Las Vegas). The show…
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November 13, 2006: @Google Completes @YouTube Acquisition #techhistory #history #podcast

2006 – In February 14, 2005, 3 former Paypal employees started a website that let you upload and share your video. YouTube brought a new idea of putting your creations on the internet. However, their creation got very popular. It cost a lot of money to…
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November 12, 2002: Gary McKinnon Indicted #techhistory #history #podcast

2002 – Gary McKinnon has been in the news ever since his arrest. Back in 2002, he hacked into networks run by NASA, the Pentagon, along with other military bases around the US. He claims he was on a hunt to find evidence that the US has been covering up…
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