Monthly Archives: March 2007

The Hacker’s Almanac for Thursday March 22, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Thursday March 22, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. On this day in 1885, French inventors Louis and Auguste Lumiere screened the first ever motion picture to a private … Continue reading

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No Hacker’s Almanac Today: New Scaled-back Schedule

I was hoping that last Thursday‘s combination of little hacker-relevant trivia and increased demands on my time would be one of a kind, but it’s turning out to be unfortunately common. The first three days of this week (the 19th, … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Friday March 16, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Friday March 16, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. On this day in 1942, the German Military conducted the first test of the V2 rocket in Peenemunde, a small … Continue reading

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No Hacker’s Almanac Today

March 15 seems to have been a rather slow day in tech history and is looking to be an especially busy one in mine, so there’s no Hacker’s Almanac today. It’ll be back tomorrow. In the meantime: Be well. Do … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Wednesday March 14, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Wednesday March 14, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. It’s the birthday of physicist Albert Einstein, born in Wurttemberg, Germany in 1879. Einstein did well in school from an … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Tuesday March 13, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Tuesday March 13, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. On this day in 1986, Microsoft conducted its Initial Public Offering. Ten years earlier, Harvard Student Bill Gates had started … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Monday March 12, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Monday March 12, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. It’s the birthday of German physicist, Gustav Kirchoff, born in Königsberg, Prussia in 1824. His father was a lawyer and … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Friday March 9, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Firday March 9, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. It’s the birthday of Italian explorer and cartographer Amerigo Vespucci, born in Florence, Italy in 1454. He came from a … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Thursday March 8, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Thursday March 8, 2007. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for future episodes. On this day in 1978, the original Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy radio series premiered on BBC Radio 4. Author … Continue reading

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The Hacker’s Almanac for Wednesday March 7, 2007

Download The Hacker’s Almanac for Wednesday March 7, 2007. For future editions, subscribe to the podcast feed. On this day in 1973, the Kohoutek Comet was first sighted by Czech astronomer, Luboš Kohoutek. The comet’s pending arrival was highly anticipated. … Continue reading

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