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February 18, 1979: Sahara Desert Gets Snow #podcast #history #technology

1979 – for the first and only time in recorded history, it snowed in the Sahara Desert. It was in Southern Algeria and the storm only lasted a half hour. The snow melted off quickly. Corel ships WordPerfect Suite for DOS. JavaScript v 2.0 is released…
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February 17, 2000: @Microsoft Windows 2000 Released #podcast #history #technology #windows

February 17, 2000: Microsoft  released Windows 2000[/caption] 2000 – Microsoft released the next version of the Windows Operating system in Windows 2000. Also known at Windows NT 5.0, it was the beginning of merging the NT and 9x versions. Of course, the…
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February 16, 1978: First Bulletin Board System (aka CBBS) #podcast #history #technology #bbs

1978 – The first computer bulletin board system was created in Chicago, Illinois by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess. The Computerized Bulletin Board System (CBBS) came together in 30 days, where it was then launched. Even though it was already turned on…
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DC's LEDs Electric Guitar Straps Bring Life to Your Instrument @NAMM @DC_LED #NAMMShow #namm2019 #guitar #accessories #podcast #geekout

I love it when I find someone has put technology in something that you would never guess to need. That is what DC did with the Electric Guitar Strap and showed it at NAMM 2019 – giving the musician a new way to express themselves during a gig. And it…
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1946 – J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly debut the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC). 17,468 vacuum tubes at 100,000 pulses/second. It was part of a $400,000 contract from the U.S. Army.  The computer was actually announced on Feb…
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The folks over at Whirlpool and Yummly.com have been working together to bring us some very cool new appliances. Like this new smart countertop oven by Whirlpool Labs (WLabs). It looks like a microwave oven, but it’s really an actual oven, but one like…
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February 14, 2005: @YouTube is Founded #podcast #History #technology

Happy Valentines Day! 2005 – YouTube, the popular video sharing website, is established by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. The website was registered on February 14th, and didn’t officially launch until November 2005. Google bought out YouTube on…
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Join the Podcast community on Facebook!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/howtopodcast/ Plans are made for SXSW​, NAB Show​, and other events. I will also be announcing a cool event in June next week. I play with Otter – a new transcription program for…
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February 13, 1996: JTS merges with Atari[/caption] 1996 – Atari Corporation announces the merger with Jugi Tandon Storage (JTS). Atari extended a bridge loan of $25 Million so JTS can still build drives. The company would still be known as JTS, but Atari…
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People love their analog pedals. I have a few that I use from time to time to get a specific sound. Trinalog has created a device that will give your analog pedals a digital interface, and wrapped it into one container.  What is Trinalog This is a pedal…
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