Episode 673: The Hurdles of Life

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1A8">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/posts/10158344558656671">Feedback from Listener Gary!</a><br> QOTW: What kind of music do you listen to when you work?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10158340488026671">Technorama</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for May 11, 2022<br> This is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 234 days remaining in 2022.<br> <br> It was on this date in 868, that A copy of the Diamond Sutra was printed in China, making it the oldest known dated printed book.<br> Also today in 1502, Christopher Columbus left on his fourth and last voyage (till Nov.7,1504).<br> Also on May 11, 1997, Deep Blue, a chess-playing supercomputer, defeated Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion chess player in a classic match format.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> German physician, physiologist, and anthropologist, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, born on this date in 1752.<br> Born May 11, 1871, American astronomer and author Frank Schlesinger.<br> Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, and engineer, Theodore von Kármán was born 141 years ago today.<br> Irving Berlin, Belarusian-American pianist and composer was born on that same date in 1888.<br> Born May 11, 1918, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate Richard Feynman.<br> Antony Hewish, the English astronomer and academic, Nobel Prize laureate was born 98 years ago today.<br> American explorer, author, and scholar, Gene Savoy was born 95 years ago today.<br> Born May 11, 1930, Dutch computer scientist and academic Edsger W. Dijkstra.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 12 – Amanda Huggenkiss<br> 14 – JPCJ<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for May 11, 2022<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://www.theverge.com/2022/5/2/23032354/rocket-lab-helicopter-catch-electron-reuse">Rocket Lab catches falling rocket with a helicopter — then drops it in the ocean – The Verge</a><br> <a href="https://www.ign.com/articles/george-perez-legendary-comic-book-artist-dies-at-67">George Pérez, Legendary DC and Marvel Comic Book Artist, Dies at 67 – IGN</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://bloody-disgusting.com/the-further/3713647/artist-uses-ai-to-horrifyingly-reimagine-star-wars-as-a-cosmic-body-horror-nightmare/">Artist Uses AI to Horrifyingly Reimagine ‘Star Wars’ as a Cosmic Body Horror Nightmare</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://gizmodo.com/star-trek-gene-roddenberry-pilot-the-cage-hologram-recr-1848880694">Star Trek Pilot ‘The Cage’ Gets a Hologram Recreation (gizmodo.com)</a><br> <a href="https://hackaday.com/2022/05/04/a-nearly-all-new-commodore-64/">A (Nearly All) New Commodore 64 | Hackaday</a><br> <br> Thank you Patrons!<br> This show is brought to you by… YOU! Thank you to our Patrons who enable us to keep the show running and bring you special episodes.<br> <br> <br> <br> Alexis Duran<br> Amber Elstad<br> Amy Bowen<br> Avner Braverman<br> <br> <br> Ben Vaughan<br> Brian Brown<br> Chris Mc<br> DanDMan Coyer<br> <br> <br> Tim Cook<br>