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April 6, 1968: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Windows 3.1 Released

1968 – 2001: A Space Odyssey actually premiered in Washington DC on April 2nd, New York and Los Angles on April 4th. It was April 6th that was the major theatrical release date for the US. This Stanley Kubrick classic won an Oscar for best visual effects and was nominated for best director, best art direction and best writing , story and screenplay. For any Sci-Fi geek, this is an important movie in the genre. It was also known as “How the Solar System Was Won” and “Journey Beyond the Stars” (working titles). 1992 – At the Spring Comdex in Chicago, IL, Microsoft released...

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November 20, 1963: Term Hacking Defined

1963- 0|| 7|-|1$ d4′/, 7|-|3 //0rD “|-|4><0r1||9″ //4$ U$3D 1|| 4|| 1$$U3 0Ph “7|-|3 73(|-|”, //|-|1(|-| 1$ 4 //4$$4(|-|U$377$ 1||$717U73 0Ph 73(|-|||0L09′/ ||3//$P4P3r.What, you can’t read that? Oh. O.K. On this day, the word “hacking” was used in an issue of “the tech”, which is a massachusetts institute of technology newspaper. Here is a snippet of the article: Many telephone services have been curtailed because of so-called hackers, according to Prof. Carlton Tucker, administrator of the Institute phone system… Basically, hackers were tying up phone lines between Harvard and MIT. This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for November 20...