Words from Nerds 197: God Doesn’t Want You on the Internet

Same3Guys Words from Nerds

Summary:

More reasons to be careful online. We’ll tell you how people can figure out a lot about you just by knowing what things you like on FaceBook. And Apple got sloppy with the iTunes store and your data may have been at risk. But there’s good news, too. Including a birthday for one of the Same3Guys, a change of pace for the mobile app of the week and a universal translator that would make Gene Roddenberry proud.

Hosts: Tom Kresic, John Kresic, Mike Kresic

Running Time: 34:33

 

Mobile App of the Week:

  • Imagine, Design, Create by Autodesk. A 400MB interactive book with 30 minutes of video about designers, architects and engineers.

 

Nerd News:

 

This Week in Nerd History:

  • March 10, 1876 – Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.”
  • March 10, 1891 – Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
  • March 13, 1971 – Birthday of Same3Guys co-founder and host, Tom Kresic.
  • March 11, 1993 – Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States.

 

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