Episode 649: Goto back to BASIC

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1xA">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What’s a fact that’s real, but sounds completely fake?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157946353521671">Technorama FB</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for September 1, 2021<br> This is the 244th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1804, that Juno, one of the largest asteroids in the Main Belt, was discovered by the German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.<br> 143 years ago today, Emma Nutt became the world’s first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company<br> It was also this date in 1934 that The first Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animated cartoon, The Discontented Canary, was released to movie theatres<br> It was 69 years ago today, that The Old Man and the Sea, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Ernest Hemingway, was first published<br> On September 1, 1972, In Reykjavík, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beat Russian Boris Spassky to become the world chess champion<br> 47 years ago today, The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London in the time of one hour, 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds at a speed of 1,435.587 miles per hour (2,310.353 km/h)<br> It was on this date in 1979, that The American space probe Pioneer 11 became the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passed the planet at a distance of 21,000 kilometres (13,000 mi).<br> 39 years ago today, The United States Air Force Space Command was founded.<br> It was 36 years ago today that A joint American-French expedition located the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> German organist, composer, and educator, Johann Pachelbel, born on this date in 1653.<br> English chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, Francis William Aston was born 144 years ago today.<br> German engineer and designer, invented the Human-powered aircraft, Engelbert Zaschka, born on this date in 1895.<br> Born September 1, 1922, Canadian-American actress and singer Yvonne De Carlo.<br> American actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer, Lily Tomlin, born on this date in 1939.<br> Also born on that same date in 1946,  Manx-English singer-songwriter and producer, Barry Gibb.<br> Cuban-American singer-songwriter and actress, Gloria Estefan, born on this date in 1957.<br> American captain, pilot, and astronaut, Christopher Ferguson is 60 today.<br> Also turning 55 today is American video game designer, co-founded Irrational Games Ken Levine.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 1 – David Kloempken<br> 2 – Scott Tyler<br> 5 – Ben Vaughan (benvon) [1977]<br> 6 – Susan Murph (SusietheGeek) How to Grow Your Geek Podcast<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for September 1, 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://nerdist.com/article/star-trek-impulse-engines-mega-drive/">Someone Is Trying to Build a STAR TREK Impulse Engine for Interstellar Travel – Nerdist</a><br> <a href="https://www.vox.com/22638093/air-conditioning-worsens-climate-change-ac">Air conditioning protects from heat waves — but also worsens climate change – Vox</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>