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Kleine Geschichte des Streaming | HNF Blog

Früher saßen wir am Radio oder vor dem Fernseher; ab den 1970er-Jahren entwickelte sich das Streaming. 1993 wurden Interviews online übertragen, 1994 waren die Rolling Stones über das Internet zu hören. Am 3. April 1995 führte die Firma Progressive Networks – später hieß sie RealNetworks – den RealAudio Player ein. 1997 folgte die Software RealVideo.
Oh Gott, der Real Player. Der war noch gruseliger als der Flash Player. Schon ganz verdrängt, dass es den auch mal gab

#history #Geschichte #HNF #RealPlayer
Kleine Geschichte des Streaming
 

Melibeus auf Twitter: "Keep your distance, and for God's sake, wear pants even when working from home @BLMedieval Add 62925 f. 37r https://t.co/XMusa2q2xt" / Twitter


#history

https://twitter.com/melibeus1/status/1245972983736414210
 

HNF - Virtual Tour


The HNF, the world's biggest computer museum has a virtual 360° tour of the museum

#hnf #retrocomputing #musuem #history
 

SABATON - The Red Baron (Official Lyric Video) - YouTube


Apparently they made a new lyric video for this song.

#aviation #history #metal #music

 

SABATON - In Flanders Fields (Official Lyric Video) - YouTube


A song which reminds us of the uncessity of wars.
A war rondeau written by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae, a poet, physician, and soldier of Canada. He wrote the poem the day after performing the burial service of his close friend, Alexis Helmer who was killed during the Second Battle of Ypres in Flanders, Belgium. At the burial McCrae noted how quickly red poppy flowers grew around the graves of those who died at Ypres. The following day, after finishing his composition, McCrae handed his notepad to another member of his unit, Sergeant Major Cyril Allinson, who read the poem and described it as being “almost an exact description of the scene in front of us both.”
#WWI #history #war

 
Sophisticated Soviet spy radio discovered buried in former forest in Germany | Live Science
The radio has been identified as a model R-394KM transmitter and receiver — code-named "Strizh," meaning "Swift" — that was manufactured in the Soviet Union in 1987. It was carried by agents into Western Europe shortly after that, and only a few years before the fall between 1989 and 1991 of the "Iron Curtain" of communism that divided Eastern and Western Europe.
#radio #spy #history #germany #russia
 

Secret doorway in Parliament leads to historical treasure trove - BBC News


#UK #History
 

Secret doorway in Parliament leads to historical treasure trove - BBC News


#UK #History
 

It was banned by the Nazis, Stalin and the Vatican. This is the surprising history of the saxophone - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Fascinating. I did not know that the Nazis, Stalin and the Vatican banned the instrument.

#saxophone #music #history
 
Good morning with a sad sight on Islay:

Fallen window at Kilchoman church, Isle of Islay

#Islay #Scotland #picture #photoblog #photo #photography #church #ruling #window #broken #sad #history #abandoned
Fallen window at Kilchoman church, Isle of Islay
 
The past is a foreign country indeed.

#Astronomy
#History
#Science
#Equality
Finding the missing world required maths — very complex maths, and that's where Williams and other mathematicians came on the scene. Before the invention of calculators, so-called human computers — often women, since it was unglamorous work — did all the complex math that astronomers required, by hand. For Lowell's research, Williams calculated where he should look for how large of a missing object, all based on the discrepancies in the orbits of Neptune and Uranus.

Lowell never spotted Pluto, and the quest languished for a few years before Tombaugh picked up the work. And then, there it was: In 1930, those calculations paid off when Tombaugh caught sight of an object moving through the solar system. "There's a specific result that came of her calculations, so that's pretty exciting," Clark said.

But Williams wasn't there to see it, Clark said. In 1922, Williams had married and Lowell's widow had fired her because she felt it inappropriate to employ a married woman. The pair took jobs at a Harvard observatory in Jamaica. In 1935, Williams was widowed herself and moved to New Hampshire, where she died in poverty.
 
The past is a foreign country indeed.

#Astronomy
#History
#Science
#Equality
Finding the missing world required maths — very complex maths, and that's where Williams and other mathematicians came on the scene. Before the invention of calculators, so-called human computers — often women, since it was unglamorous work — did all the complex math that astronomers required, by hand. For Lowell's research, Williams calculated where he should look for how large of a missing object, all based on the discrepancies in the orbits of Neptune and Uranus.

Lowell never spotted Pluto, and the quest languished for a few years before Tombaugh picked up the work. And then, there it was: In 1930, those calculations paid off when Tombaugh caught sight of an object moving through the solar system. "There's a specific result that came of her calculations, so that's pretty exciting," Clark said.

But Williams wasn't there to see it, Clark said. In 1922, Williams had married and Lowell's widow had fired her because she felt it inappropriate to employ a married woman. The pair took jobs at a Harvard observatory in Jamaica. In 1935, Williams was widowed herself and moved to New Hampshire, where she died in poverty.
 

30 Jahre Photoshop | HNF Blog

Am 19. Februar 1990 brachte die Firma Adobe Systems das Programm Photoshop heraus. Es diente zur Bearbeitung von Digitalfotos; zunächst lief es nur auf Apple-Computern. Die Software stammte von den Brüdern Thomas und John Knoll. In wenigen Jahren wurde sie zum Marktführer und Industriestandard. Das Wort „photoshoppen“ ging wie „googeln“ in die deutsche Sprache ein.
Wow! 30 years of #photoshop #history #hnf
30 Jahre Photoshop
 
This is excellent

"This picture is one of a series of around 2500 "special photographs" taken by New South Wales Police Department photographers between 1910 and 1930."

"These 'special photographs' were mostly taken in the cells at the Central Police Station, Sydney and are, as curator Peter Doyle explains, of 'men and women recently plucked from the street, often still animated by the dramas surrounding their apprehension'."

"Doyle suggests that, compared with the subjects of prison mug shots, 'the subjects of the Special Photographs seem to have been allowed - perhaps invited - to position and compose themselves for the camera as they liked. Their photographic identity thus seems constructed out of a potent alchemy of inborn disposition, personal history, learned habits and idiosyncrasies, chosen personal style (haircut, clothing, accessories) and physical characteristics.'"

Full list of mugshots here




#history #Australia #photography #mugshots
 
This is excellent

"This picture is one of a series of around 2500 "special photographs" taken by New South Wales Police Department photographers between 1910 and 1930."

"These 'special photographs' were mostly taken in the cells at the Central Police Station, Sydney and are, as curator Peter Doyle explains, of 'men and women recently plucked from the street, often still animated by the dramas surrounding their apprehension'."

"Doyle suggests that, compared with the subjects of prison mug shots, 'the subjects of the Special Photographs seem to have been allowed - perhaps invited - to position and compose themselves for the camera as they liked. Their photographic identity thus seems constructed out of a potent alchemy of inborn disposition, personal history, learned habits and idiosyncrasies, chosen personal style (haircut, clothing, accessories) and physical characteristics.'"

Full list of mugshots here




#history #Australia #photography #mugshots
 
Why The 1908 New York To Paris Auto Race Was So Stupid https://m.ranker.com/list/new-york-to-paris-race-stupid/setareh-janda

#history
 

The Amazing Handmade Tech That Powered Apollo 11’s Moon Voyage - HISTORY


#history #science #space #technology
 

The Amazing Handmade Tech That Powered Apollo 11’s Moon Voyage - HISTORY


#history #science #space #technology
 
Thutmose III — Badass of the Week

Really badass guy!
Instead, he left for the military, where he was raised in barracks, trained with soldiers, commanded armies, and studied hand-to-hand combat, horsemanship, archery, and the fine ancient art of surfing on chariots while 360 no-scoping motherfuckers with a composite bow.
#badass #history #egypt
 
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Detail of one of the generators at the Folsom Powerhouse State Park.

Switched on in 1895, it generated power sent 22 miles downstream to downtown Sacramento, making it one of the first commercial hydro-electric, and one of the first times power was transmitted over distance to the end customer.

I don't remember the year off-hand, but when PG&E decommissioned the plant, they donated it to the state in situ, meaning all the original equipment is in place

#photography #art #mywork #history
 
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Detail of one of the generators at the Folsom Powerhouse State Park.

Switched on in 1895, it generated power sent 22 miles downstream to downtown Sacramento, making it one of the first commercial hydro-electric, and one of the first times power was transmitted over distance to the end customer.

I don't remember the year off-hand, but when PG&E decommissioned the plant, they donated it to the state in situ, meaning all the original equipment is in place

#photography #art #mywork #history
 

COBOL – Computersprache fürs Geschäft | HNF Blog

Die „Common Business Oriented Language“ ist auf Deutsch die allgemein einsetzbare Sprache für geschäftliche Zwecke. Die Abkürzung des englischen Ausdrucks lautet COBOL; sie bezeichnet eine Programmiersprache, die in vielen Ländern benutzt wurde und wird. Die Entwicklung von COBOL startete 1959. Vor sechzig Jahren, am 7. und 8. Januar 1960, wurde die Urversion der Sprache freigegeben.
Happy Birthday #COBOL !
#programming #history
COBOL – Computersprache fürs Geschäft
 
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Early painting of the Duke of Wellington (shamelessly stolen from Facebook)

#art #history #Glasgow #cone #painting
 
Good morning with a picture from a visitor to Islay's neighbour Jura:

Puffer engine room, Isle of Jura

#Islay #Jura #Scotland #picture #photoblog #photo #photography #boards #ship #engine #engineroom #history #puffer
Puffer engine room, Isle of Jura
 

The ancient tombs kept under lock and key - BBC Reel


Very fascinating and interesting shape!
#history #Japan #Osaka
 

Starting on Christmas Eve, many German and British troops fighting in World War I sang Christmas carols to each other across the lines, and at certain points the Allied soldiers even heard brass bands joining the Germans in their joyous singing.

At the first light of dawn on Christmas Day, some German soldiers emerged from their trenches and approached the Allied lines across no-man’s-land, calling out “Merry Christmas” in their enemies’ native tongues. At first, the Allied soldiers feared it was a trick, but seeing the Germans unarmed they climbed out of their trenches and shook hands with the enemy soldiers. The men exchanged presents of cigarettes and plum puddings and sang carols and songs. Some Germans lit Christmas trees around their trenches, and there was even a documented case of soldiers from opposing sides playing a good-natured game of soccer. German Lieutenant Kurt Zehmisch recalled: “How marvelously wonderful, yet how strange it was. The English officers felt the same way about it. Thus Christmas, the celebration of Love, managed to bring mortal enemies together as friends for a time.”
🎄 https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/christmas-truce-of-1914

#history #Christmas
 

Starting on Christmas Eve, many German and British troops fighting in World War I sang Christmas carols to each other across the lines, and at certain points the Allied soldiers even heard brass bands joining the Germans in their joyous singing.

At the first light of dawn on Christmas Day, some German soldiers emerged from their trenches and approached the Allied lines across no-man’s-land, calling out “Merry Christmas” in their enemies’ native tongues. At first, the Allied soldiers feared it was a trick, but seeing the Germans unarmed they climbed out of their trenches and shook hands with the enemy soldiers. The men exchanged presents of cigarettes and plum puddings and sang carols and songs. Some Germans lit Christmas trees around their trenches, and there was even a documented case of soldiers from opposing sides playing a good-natured game of soccer. German Lieutenant Kurt Zehmisch recalled: “How marvelously wonderful, yet how strange it was. The English officers felt the same way about it. Thus Christmas, the celebration of Love, managed to bring mortal enemies together as friends for a time.”
🎄 https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/christmas-truce-of-1914

#history #Christmas
 
Good morning with some more Islay history:

Old cannon at Bridgend (2), Isle of Islay

#Islay #Scotland #picture #photoblog #photo #photography #history #cannon #old
Old cannon at Bridgend (2), Isle of Islay
 
Good morning with a bit of Islay history:

Old cannon at Bridgend (1), Isle of Islay

#Islay #Scotland #picture #photoblog #photo #photography #history #cannon #old #landscape
Old cannon at Bridgend (1), Isle of Islay
 

Evelyn Berezin und die Textverarbeitung | HNF Blog


Spanennd!
2019 blickten wir einige Male ein halbes Jahrhundert zurück. Es gab Jubiläen der Chipfirma AMD, der Mondlandung und des Internets. Heute feiern wir noch einmal einen fünfzigsten Jahrestag. Am 30. Juli 1969 wurde die Redactron Corporation gegründet; im Dezember bezog sie ihre Büros bei New York. Es war die erste Computerfirma, die eine Frau leitete.
#history #feminism #hnf
Evelyn Berezin und die Textverarbeitung
 
Good morning with a bit of Islay history:

Rubha a’ Mhill, where the wreck of the Wyre Majestic used to be, Sound of Islay

#Islay #Scotland #picture #photoblog #photo #photography #wreck #history #landscape #cliffs #rocks #ship
Rubha a’ Mhill, where the wreck of the Wyre Majestic used to be, Sound of Islay
 
Hey everyone, I’m #newhere. I’m interested in #culture, #history, #science, and #technology.
 

How Machine Learning Can Help Unlock the World of Ancient Japan


Very interesting. It's about the ancient writing system Kuzushiji
#history #japan #machineLearning
 

Jonas Salk, Virologist and Vaccination Vanguard





#biography #history #originalart #science #influenza #polio #poliovaccine #thomasfrancis #vaccine #virology #hackaday
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Jonas Salk, Virologist and Vaccination Vanguard
 

Jonas Salk, Virologist and Vaccination Vanguard





#biography #history #originalart #science #influenza #polio #poliovaccine #thomasfrancis #vaccine #virology #hackaday
posted by pod_feeder_v2
Jonas Salk, Virologist and Vaccination Vanguard
 
John Wesley Hardin — Badass of the Week
"They say I killed six or seven men for snoring. Well, it ain't true. I only killed one man for snoring."
https://www.badassoftheweek.com/hardin

#badass #history
 
Schau dir "SABATON - In Flanders Fields (Official Lyric Video)" auf YouTube an

Yesterday, 11th of November 1918, it was the date when #WWI ended.
#history #music
 
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The Anarchist Cookbook :)


I post pictures / meme every day about anarchy and other cool stuff.
Feel free to download and share them ! :)

#shitposting #anarchist meme for cool people #history
#meme #anarchy #humor #food #antifa #pizza #italy
 
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