Today in Tech History with Tom Merritt

A Technology and Tech News podcast featuring Tom Merritt
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Tom Merritt gives you a quick rundown of some of the important moments that happened in tech history on this day.

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1925 – Charles Jenkins publicly demonstrated synchronized transmission of silhouette pictures and sound, becoming the first person to demonstrate TV in the US. http://www.bairdtelevision.com/jenkins.html 1941 – John Mauchly visited John Atanasoff to see his computer. The two computer pioneers later battled in court over who was the legal inventor of the electronic digital computer. http://jva.cs.…
1897 – Karl Elsener received a design patent for his “soldiers’ knife” for use by the Swiss army. The original had a wooden handle, a blade, a screwdriver and a can opener. http://books.google.com/books?id=y5JW0YqRRhAC&pg=PA130&lpg=PA130&dq=june+12+1897+elsener&source=bl&ots=EVu9fyf4Uy&sig=XVkpORwhAsrVJ7ujG9ULMSqwXYA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U6WuUeK4M4fgiAK3_oGoAg&ved=0CEAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=june%2012%20189…
1959 – The first experimental hovercraft, Christopher Cockerell’s SRN-1 made its first trials at Cowes on the Isle of Wight. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/11/newsid_4333000/4333329.stm 1978 – Texas Instruments introduced the Speak & Spell, the first electronic duplication of the human vocal tract on a single chip of silicon. It used linear predictive coding to make a mathe…

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Apr 15th, 2017
Latest Episode
Jun 13th, 2017
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