Historical events

Windows to celebrated 30th anniversary

Microsoft Windows celebrated 30th anniversary few days ago as Windows 1.0 was launched on 20 November 1985. Upon its debut, this operating system aimed at the general public had a new graphic interface which was relatively easy to use. It was the first foundation stone in the immense Windows edifice to come. Initially known as

Boolean logic 200 years old

Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic Slashdot posting tells that November 2nd 2015 is the bicentenary of George Boole, dubbed the forefather of modern information technology. To mark the event 55,000 school students globally will be learning about Boolean Logic. According to the George Boole 200 website, set up by University College Cork (UCC), the Irish university

Back to the Future Day

‘Back to the Future’ Day: Time is in flux, and the ‘Future’ is today. The date to which Michael J. Fox’s Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd’s Doc Brown time-travel in the 1989 film ‘Back to the Future II’ is upon us. So here are 5 Back to the Future DIY projects.

The Free Software Foundation 30 Years

The Free Software Foundation: 30 Years In Slashdot posting tells that the Free Software Foundation was founded in 1985. Things have changed a lot in 30 years, but nowdays open source software is even more important. In The Free Software Foundation: 30 years in interview article, FSF executive director John Sullivan discusses the most prominent

Vintage Electronics Magazines Predicted Our Current Future

Do you remember the magazine Popular Electronics? What about Radio Electronics? These magazines were often the first exposure we had to the world of hacking. Or in Finland Prosessori magazine. Vintage Electronics Magazines Predicted Our Current Future article teels that  Americanradiohistory.com has gone to the trouble of scanning nearly every copy of both Popular Electronics and