Episode 647: There is a Rock in My Tread

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1xp">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What was the first movie you saw in a movie theater?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157925704696671/">Technorama</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for August 11, 2021<br> This is the 223rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1858, that The Eiger in the Bernese Alps was ascended for the first time by Charles Barrington accompanied by Christian Almer and Peter Bohren<br> 87 years ago today, The first civilian prisoners arrived at the Federal prison on Alcatraz Island<br> That same date in 1942, Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a Frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones, two-way radio communications, and Wi-Fi<br> Also today in 1962, Vostok 3 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and cosmonaut Andrian Nikolayev became the first person to float in microgravity<br> It was also this date in 1969 that The Apollo 11 astronauts were released from a three-week quarantine following their liftoff from the moon.<br> It was 37 years ago today, while running for re-election, President Ronald Reagan while preparing to make his weekly Saturday address on National Public Radio joked “We begin bombing in five minutes” <br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> Hungarian engineer and chess player, Ottó Bláthy, born on this date in 1860.<br> Stephen Butterworth, English physicist and engineer was born on that same date in 1885.<br> German astronomer and academic, Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs was born 109 years ago today.<br> Alex Haley, American historian and author was born on that same date in 1921.<br> American businessman, founded International Data Group, Patrick Joseph McGovern was born 84 years ago today.<br> American computer scientist and programmer, co-founded Apple Inc., Steve Wozniak, born on this date in 1950.<br> French mathematician and academic, Pierre-Louis Lions is 65 today.<br> Also turning 64 today is Japanese technology entrepreneur and investor Masayoshi Son.<br> Also born on that same date in 1962,  English video game designer and co-founded Revolution Software, Charles Cecil.<br> Also turning 38 today is Australian actor Chris Hemsworth.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 11 – Steve Wozniak<br> 11 – David Brewer (Tyrion The Imp)<br> 13 – Christine Fiore – co-host of MegaPodTastic and Honey, You’ve *GOT* to See This!<br> 17 – Clive Jevons, Baeumenheim German, Kevin (SusietheGeek’s son and Geek in Training)<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for August  11, 2021<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link.<br> <br> News<br> <br> <a href="https://news.yahoo.com/harvard-led-team-launching-project-232804758.html">A Harvard-led team is launching a new project to search for physical evidence of aliens and their technology</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nasa-human-like-robots-boston-dynamics-spot-explore-caves-mars/">NASA is training human-like robots to explore caves on Mars – CBS News</a><br> <br> Shout out to the chat room<br> Watch us live every Sunday night at 9:30PM ET on Facebook. Go to Join our page and get notified automatically. Join us on the live chat!<br> Remember When<br> <br> <a href="https://www.cnn."></a>