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This is an RSS feed provided by WhenItWasCool.com for the DragonKing Dark and Thrash Metal Show Podcast plus occasional other specialty shows. DragonKing Dark is a podcast which covers science, the supernatural, and societal issues. The NoFriender Thrash Metal Show podcast is a docu-series covering the origins and evolution of thrash style heavy metal music. Please visit WhenItWasCool.com for our other shows.
 
Nerds discuss pop culture news covering toys, TV, movies and comics.
 
Sonoma County Comedians Steve Ausburne & Casey Williams taste a different whiskey each episode. Spend an hour with us as we drink the whiskey, discuss the whiskey, drift into 20 year old pop culture references and icons, drink more whiskey, talk about upcoming shows and happenings in the Bay Area Comedy Scene, and finally, drink more whiskey.
 
Daily rundown of Technology History
 
Rapper, writer, retired paperboy and comic shop veteran SJ the Wordburglar waxes comedic and drops knowledge. An engaging and funny podcast about music, comic books, food, sports and everything in between. Spend the weekend with your host, Wordburglar, in this highly entertaining and kaleidoscopic journey through the world of comic books, hip-hop, character based comedy and so much more. Whether you’re a fan of his critically acclaimed albums, or just generally into the nerdier side of pop-c ...
 
a couple of geeks talking discuss whatever geeky content is on their minds each episode: toys, movies, books, artistry, tv shows, et al. You can also find the show on iTunes and Stitcher.
 
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Limewire 2008 – The free peer-to-peer file sharing program who was under major fire decided to set up a fully legal DRM music store. With over 500,000 MP3’s from artists who are not on any major labels, the store allowed you to get lossless versions of this music. They planned a party at SXSW 2008 . Downloads were on a pay-per-track pricing – f ...…
 
Genetic editing is all over the news lately and many laymen are wondering what exactly is CRISPR? Is it some biblical monstrosity where man is now playing God? Is it a way to create supermen and women? Or is it the answer to all genetic problems and the future to the health and wellbeing of mankind? On this episode of DragonKing Dark, host Karl ...…
 
Apple vs. Microsoft Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 1988 – The Graphical User Interface (GUI) is what we use daily to open up email, our web browser and even those apps on your smartphone or tablet. With the first real GUI came the first copyright infringement for it as Apple sued both Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard for stealing features from Macintosh ...…
 
Robert Goddard and the liquid fueled rocket 1926 – Robert Goddard became the first man to launch liquid-fueled rocket. The liquid oxygen and gasoline mixture launched the 10 foot rocket, travelling at 60 MPH, to an altitude of 41 feet. The rocket was dubbed “Nell” and was launched in the cold climate in Auburn Massachusetts. The New York Times ...…
 
AMIGA Plus Magazine 1989 – Antic Software publishes the first issue of Amiga Plus Magazine. It was the April/May edition and included an AMIGA Plus disk, which included the graphic programs created. Articles included everything from creating graphics, to your 1988 Federal Income Tax, Lattice C++ review to a Tetris review and more. Nat Friedland ...…
 
Power Macintosh 6100/66 1994 – Apple computer released a new line of MacIntosh computers in the Power Macintosh 6100. With a 60-66 MHz PowerPC 601 RISC processor – the first time Apple used this processor line – up to 32 MB of RAM, and options such as a composite and S-Video input/output, along with full 48 kHz 16-bit DAT resolution sound proce ...…
 
Mark Zuckerberg’s first Interview after Facebook IPO 2014 – Mark Zuckerberg told the press he called President Barak Obama to bring his concerns to the table. The Facebook post talked about trust on the Internet, keeping it a shared space and how we should work together to create a secure environment. “I’ve called President Obama to express my ...…
 
The nerds have gathered to talk movies, toys and tell stories.
 
v-chip 1998 – The FCC announced they have come to a finalization on the video programming rating system and have fulfilled all requirements for the proposed “V-Chip”. Along with NAB, NCTA and MPAA, the chip will follow the TV Parental Guidelines and each program will be rated as follows: TV-Y (All Children — This program is designed to be appro ...…
 
An audio companion to our popular 1983 The Year in Pop Culture article from WhenItWasCool.com taking a look back at the movies, music, TV, toys, and popular culture of 1983. MASH, Return of the Jedi, KISS, The Police, Metallica, G.I. Joe, Atari, Scarface, and more! This show was previously available to our Patreons. Check us out at When It Was ...…
 
Daylight Savings Time 2007 – The Energy Policy Act of 2005 ammended Daylight savings time 3 weeks . The theory was to move clocks forward 1 hour 3 weeks earlier than usual and Fall back in the first week of November (instead of last week in October). From a previous study, it was concluded this change would save households 1% of energy each day ...…
 
On this weeks edition of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern discusses the reality of alien life. Not science fiction, not speculation, but the solid facts about what we have and have not discovered so far in our search for extraterrestrial life. Like seeking clues to a mystery, we might not have solved the crime but we have found some footprints. ...…
 
Sony Clie PEG-NR70 2003 – The Sony Clié PEG-NR70 and PEG-NR70V handheld computers were released. These were 66 MHz PDA units running the Motorola Dragonball SuperVZ processor with a 16-bit color screen and running Palm OS 4.1. The devices would go on sale on April 13, 2002 for $600 Subcribe to Day In Tech History: RSS Feed - iTunes - Google Pla ...…
 
Lacy and Zuckerberg at SXSW – via BrianSolis.com 2008 – SXSW Interactive keynote, Mark Zuckerberg was being interviewed by journalist Sarah Lacy. There was a lot of anticipation for the event, but things went south quickly (no pun intended). During the interview, Lacy starts talking about these books Zuckerberg writes into but never formally as ...…
 
eMachines eOne Computer 2000 – Apple concluded their iMac trade dress infringement against Daewoo and eMachines. The two companies made machines too similar to the iconic iMac look – the eMachines eOne computer and the Daewoo E-Power. Apple was granted an injunction for the two machines. Daewoo didn’t even get their unibody computer form out to ...…
 
Hubble Telescope photos of Pluto 1996 – Even though Pluto was first seen in 1930, we didn’t have the ability to take a decent picture of the furthest planet… er… dwarf planet… er… (dang you Neil deGrasse Tyson!!!). The Hubble telescope finally was powerful enough to take photos of Pluto’s surface. They spent over 6 days taking snapshots and lea ...…
 
Hacker Troll EDITOR NOTE: I received documentation that shows this event actually happened on March 5th. This will be corrected on Wikazine.com and changed for next year. 1986 – Fremont, California police set up a BBS called “Phoenix Fortress” in order to do one thing – catch cyber criminals. Sgt. Dan Pasquale was the online contact with the ha ...…
 
Sinclair ZX81 1981 – The successor to the Sinclair ZX80, Britain’s most popular home computer – the Sinclair ZX81 was launched by Sinclair Research – a Timex Corporation. It was a popular computer mostly because of the price – £69.95 ($99) or £49.95 in kit form. The cheap computer had only a fraction of components that an Apple II did. Yet the ...…
 
Playstation 2 2000 – The Playstation 2 was released in Japan to rival Sega’s Dreamcast system and Nintendo Game Cube. The Playstation 2 had an “Emotion Engine” processor at 294 MHz (later 299 MHz with 128 bit capabilities), 32 MB RAMBUS memory, Graphics synth at 147 MHz, USB 1.1, Ethernet connection and 2 memory card slots which could accept up ...…
 
On this week's edition of DragonKing Dark Podcast we take on one of host Karl Stern's favorite topics- time! Specifically on this episode we discuss whether time travel is scientifically possible and look at several papers on the subject that come to varying conclusions. The possibilities are interesting and some theories are not necessarily wh ...…
 
Pioneer 10 1972 – NASA launched the Pioneer 10 (a.k.a. Pioneer F) from Cape Canaveral, FL. This was the first spacecraft to traverse an astroid belt. The craft collected the environmental information around Jupiter. This included solar wind, cosmic rays and other events. Pioneer 10 successfully reached Jupiter in November 1973. It took 60 days ...…
 
Delphi Software 1995 – Programming language Delphi was released by Borland. Delphi is an object oriented derivative of the Pascal programming language meant for Windos and Mac OS in 32-bit and 64-bit. It was the successor to Borland Pascal. Delphi is still in release – XE7. It has ported over to current desktop and mobile devices including Andr ...…
 
Steve Jackson Games 1990 – The secret service and Austin TX police raided Steve Jackson Games, along with the home of Loyd Blankenship, writer of GURPS Cyberpunk. Four computers, two laser printers and all of the companies’ hardware was seized. This was a part of a nationwide data piracy investigation. It was a very sketchy reason for why the r ...…
 
HUGE 2-HOUR EPISODE! Wordburglar kicks off 2019 with a long-awaited giant-sized episode featuring: news, announcements, exclusive rhymes, a brand-new song debut, Burgie's Japanese tour report, listener Q&A, fresh jams PLUS a full-length, in-depth interview with long-time rap-collaborator and Backburner Crew original member Ginzu 333 aka ginzuin ...…
 
February 28, 1966: FCC creates Right to Privacy[/caption] During non-leap years, this Day in Tech History episode will be for the 28th and 29th. 1966 (Feb 28) – With all these ways to listen in on a conversation, the FCC has to make a ruling to protect the rights of US citizens. They create the Right to Privacy act which bands evesdropping or d ...…
 
February 27, 1998: Apple Newton is discontinued[/caption] 1998 – After Steve Jobs takes the role of Acting CEO (After the firing of Gil Amelio) he decides to trim some of the product fat. In result, the Apple Newton – it’s attempt at a PDA – was officially discontinued after 5 years. But not all was lost off this, for the mobile applications go ...…
 
February 26, 1991: Sir Tim Berners Lee Shows the WorldWideWeb via Browser[/caption] 1991 – Sir Tim Berners-Lee showed everyone the first web browser and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) HTML editor. The Browsers’ name was called “WorldWideWeb”, but was later changed to “Nexus”. Berners-Lee ran it on the NeXTSTEP platform and worked with n ...…
 
February 25, 1999 – hacker Gigabyte hacks C# language[/caption] 1999 – Microsoft’s newest programming language at the time – C# (pronounced “C-Sharp”) was hacked on this day. The perpetrator was a seventeen year old female hacker from Belgium, calling herself “Gigabyte”. 2002 – Gigabyte posts the source code to the virus on her website. Kim Van ...…
 
Morriscotty and Kevin Smith don their eyeliner and black clothes with a goth filled look at the history of the cure.
 
February 24, 1997 – Disney and Pixar 5 movie agreement[/caption] 1997 – Walt Disney and Pixar enter into a 5 movie agreement in 10 months. They would share costs, profit and logo credits. The two would come into issues after Toy Story 2, which ultimately were resolved in 2006 when Disney purchased Pixar. Subcribe to Day In Tech History: RSS Fee ...…
 
On this special edition of the DragonKing Dark Podcast, host Karl Stern tells some truths which must be told. At long last, the most dangerous weapon is exposed. If you have ever wondered why things are the way they are. If you have ever wondered how people are being manipulated to believe and passionately defend the most outlandish of ideas. I ...…
 
February 23, 1896 – Tootsie Roll is introduced in US[/caption] 1896 – A little Geeky knowledge for ya – The Tootsie roll is introduced. Austrian immigrant Leo Hishfield took the idea to a New York store and sold the idea. The name comes from her 5 year old daughter, whom everyone called “Tootsie”. It became the first “Penny candy” and was even ...…
 
February 22, 1999 – AMD released K6-III[/caption] 1999 – AMD releases the AMD K6-III Processor in speeds of 400 and 450 MHz. It would feature a 64KB Level 1 cache and a 256KB Level 2 cache. The 3DNow! graphics instructions would be supported, along with Direct X 6.0. There were 21.3 million transistors on the 0.25 micron process wafer. Subcribe ...…
 
Feb 21, 2001 – Apple released iMac Special Edition[/caption] 2001 – At Macworld Expo in Tokyo, Japan, Apple Computer introduced the iMac Special Edition. It would be available in Flower Power, Dalmatian Blue, or Graphite designs. This special edition would only be available for 1 year as chip technology was climbing fast. “iMac has evolved into ...…
 
February 20, 1986: MIR Space Station launched 1986 – The first piece of the Mir Space Station is launched. With 6 docking ports and labs for research, the Space Station was expected to push us into the stars. The term “Mir” is Russian for “Peace”. Wikazine – Full show notes for February 20 Subcribe to Day In Tech History: RSS Feed - iTunes - Go ...…
 
February 19, 1990: Adobe Photoshop 1.0 was released 1990 – Thomas Knoll was a student at the University of Michigan when he decided to write a program for his Macintosh Plus. The program was a simple image viewer, but when his brother – John Knoll – caught wind, he suggested that Thomas turn it into an image editor. Thomas took 6 months to deve ...…
 
February 17, 1979: It snows in the Saraha 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. Subcribe to Day In Tech History: RSS Feed - iTunes - Google Play Twitter - Facebook - RSS Bandwidth by Cachefly Get a 14 ...…
 
On this edition of DragonKing Dark Podcast, host Karl Stern discusses beliefs that are against the mainstream and discusses what the logical approach to them is, why they exist to begin with, and searches for the truth behind what is seemingly anti-logical beliefs such as the Earth is flat, anti-vaccinators, and other extreme conspiracy beliefs ...…
 
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 companion was Windows ME, which didn’t do too well. The end result streamlined the two OS in ...…
 
February 16, 1979: First BBS Created 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 for testing, today was the day CBBS went into producti ...…
 
February 15, 1946: ENIAC Debuts 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 14th, but the dedication happened on the 15th. Subcribe to Day I ...…
 
The nerds sit down with author and historian Dan Klingensmith Jr to talk about Vol 6 of his 3.75 Joe series. Also nerd news.
 
February 14, 2005: YouTube is Established 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 October 9, 2006 for $1.65 Billion. With an uploa ...…
 
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 would own 60% of the company.While Atari was sold to Hasbro via THQ, JTS could not emerge f ...…
 
February 12, 2001: Anna Kournikova Virus hits 2001– Jan de Wit – a.k.a. “OnTheFly” sends out an email stating that it is a picture of the famous tennis player. Of course it turned out to be a a Worm that takes down tens of thousands of computers. Most companies will shut off their email to the world just to prevent from getting it. De Wit would ...…
 
What if Metallica didn't kick Dave Mustaine out just before recording Kill Em All, and what if they didn't include Dave's four songs on Kill Em All? Your expert in thrash heavy metal, NoFriender, discusses this very topic in this new Thrash Metal Show Podcast special!
 
Danny Soler Extraordinaire hops in the way back machine with Kevin as they travel down memory lane.
 
February 11 – AT&T asks for an injunction against Samsung 2012 – Apple began the lawsuits in the US of Samsung made Galaxy Nexus citing patent violations back in April 15, 2011. This would span across the Nexus S, Epic 4G, Galaxy S 4G and Galaxy Tab. A lawsuit that has gone back and forth between the two companies. The patents in question were ...…
 
The Boys taste the new Metallica collaboration Blackened American Whiskey from Sweet Amber Distilling Company. A delicious blend from Master Distiller Dave Pickerell. Come for Webster, Diff’rent Strokes, Bloodhound Gang, Beverly Hills 90210, A timely movie review of Vice Versa, 18 Again, Like Father Like Son, Big, Marc Price, Kirk Cameron, Rich ...…
 
On this episode of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern takes a look at one of the leading hypothesis about how Earth's larger than average moon was formed. Does the formation of Earth's moon also offer an explanation of how all the essential ingredients for life arrived here when the rest of our solar system appears barren? Or is the first origins ...…
 
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