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Ken Harbit (Pogi)
Works at Practicing For Retirement
Attended California State University Fresno
Lives in Winterville North Carolina
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Buddy Guy is the blues, and he's our connection to a genre that's embedded in the history of America. But it's a sound the guitarist fears is fading.
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Christie's auction sale notice (May 22, 2014) of the only known phase-shift oscillator circuit built by Nobel Prize winner Jack Kilby in private hands proclaimed him as the inventor “of the integrated circuit on a single chip.” While he played an important role in the development of the IC, ...
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Originally called CSIR Mk 1, this huge computer was among the first five in the world and ran its first test program in 1949. Renamed CSIRAC, it was officially commissioned in 1951. It embodied many features novel at the time and was able to operate more than 1000 times faster than the best ...
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September 2014 Professor Jack Copeland talks about ‘one of his greatest heroes’ Tommy Flowers, from his early life & career leading to working with the Bletchley Park Codebreakers. Jack explains the task faced when in mid-1942 the German High Command started to use a new encryption device, the Lorenz SZ40/42. The attack on Tunny, as it was dubbed by GC&CS, would involve some of the greatest codebreakers we had, Alan Turing, Bill Tutte &...
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26 February 2015 marks the 80th anniversary of Robert Watson-Watt's first successful experiment with radar, which ultimately lead the Allies to victory in the Battle of Britain. Curator Andrew Nahum takes a closer look at this incredible story which features in our Churchill's Scientists ...
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By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division. GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy celebrated the 60th anniversary of the commissioning of USS Nautilus and the birth of the nuclear Navy Sept.
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A look at drivers' century-long love affair with open-air motoring
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For something as ubiquitous as the internet today, it certainly isn't easy to find where it all started. I don't mean historically, I mean logistically: 3420 Boelter Hall is a tiny room in a basement hallway of a large nondescript building on the sprawling UCLA campus.
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Today in 1968, Larry Roberts and Jerry Elkind finished writing a proposal for building the first Interface Message Processor (IMP) and submitted it to ARPA. 
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Work
Occupation
Getting ready for retirement
Skills
Computer & Network Engineering ... History as hobby
Employment
  • Practicing For Retirement
    2015 - present
  • City of Fresno
    1997 - 2005
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Winterville North Carolina
Previously
Chicago Ill. - Oaklawn Ill. - New Lenox Ill. - San Francisco Ca - Alemeda Ca - Olongapo Philippines - San Miguel Philippines - San Diego Ca - Imperial Beach Ca - Fresno Ca
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Tagline
History, Vintage Technology, Vintage cars, Cultures of the World, Lifelong Learning
Introduction
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

My main interests are: Lifelong Learning, history (all categories), cars (for the teenager inside), and (my career) technology.
Bragging rights
Worked on ARPAnet
Education
  • California State University Fresno
    BS in Business Information Systems, 2005
  • Fresno City College
    AS in Liberal Arts & General Business, 1999
  • University of Chicago
    Electrical Engineering, 1969 - 1970
  • University of Michigan
    2013 - 2013
    Internet History & Security
  • East Carolina University
    Education, 2010 - 2013
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Birthday
April 7
Relationship
Married
Other names
"Pogi!"