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Ep. 28: The first SPAM message
Spam can mean quite a few things, only one of which is super tasty (spam musubi, if you're wondering), but when it comes to the dreaded emails and text messages, it all dates back to one guy flooding a message board with his marketing spiel. This Week in Tech History, Faith and Abbey discuss the sorted history of spam messaging.
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28. Ep. 28: Miss Manners addresses computer correspondence24:29These days, barely a second thought is given to sending off some manner or another of virtual correspondence. But back in the infancy of computer-typed messaging, Miss Manners had quite a few things to say about how inappropriate its use was, as Abbey and Victoria talk about on This Week in Tech History.
27. Ep. 27: DeVaris Brown, CEO and Co-founder of Meroxa46:36What kind of role models did you have growing up? For DeVaris Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of Meroxa, it was seeing the innovative ways his family started on their own entrepreneurial journeys that led him to a life in tech. This week on Founder to Founder, he sits down with Teja to talk about the difference between being a CEO and a CTO, learning on the go, and why being "always on" can leave you hungry.https://meroxa.com/
26. Ep. 26: Internet Explorer wants to be your default31:46When it comes to programs asking if you want to use them as a default, nobody did it better than Internet Explorer. On This Week in Tech History, Chris and Abbey talk about the company's decision to include the browser in the release of Windows 95, and the implications it had for internet access, bloatware of the future, and when exactly Hotmail addresses will me making a comeback.
25. Ep. 25: Vinay Patankar, CEO and Founder of Process Street48:17This week, on Founder to Founder, Teja sits down with Vinay Patankar, CEO and Founder at Process Street, an AI-powered process creator that helps companies achieve operational efficiency. They talk about growing up in tech, gaming, hitting the grind when building a business, and the importance of slowing down and seeing the world every once in a while.https://www.process.st/@ProcessStreet@VinayP10
24. Ep. 24: The first email sent from space25:15Today, we take for granted that an email can be sent with the quick flick of the wrist from a computer you keep in your pocket. But when the first email was sent from space in 1991, it marked an occasion that would change communication forever. On This Week in Tech History, Grey and Abbey chat about the crew, their odes to pop culture, and how we'll be communicating from space in the near future.
23. Ep. 23 - Max Howell, CEO and Founder of tea.xyz46:33This week, Teja sits down with Max Howell, the brain behind Homebrew, about his latest venture, tea. They talk about the growth of the industry, the challenge in paying open source developers, and an unthinkable time in history when being a software developer really wasn't all that cool.https://tea.xyz/https://twitter.com/mxcl
22. Ep. 22: The first transatlantic telegraph cable is completed25:42Despite four previous ill-fated attempts by a man named Cyrus West Field, he persevered and on the fifth attempt, succeeded in laying the first transatlantic telegraph cable in 1858. On This Week in Tech, Abbey and Tyler talk about the troubles the project faced, the various methods attempted before and since, and how, despite lasting only three weeks, this single cable changed the way we communicate globally.
21. Ep. 21: Massi Genta, CEO and Founder of Metabob01:03:24This week on Founder to Founder, Teja sits down with Massi Genta, CEO and Founder of Metabob. They talk about the process of building companies. the difference between using LLMs and GNNs to help with code reviews, and why adding context and a human element to your tech can help build a successful business.https://metabob.com/https://github.com/MetabobProject/metabob-vscode
20. Ep. 20: Ford sells the first Model A25:04We're pretty much exactly in the middle of the 2023 Formula 1 season, so it's perfect timing that on This Week in Tech History Abbey and Chris get down to business and talk about the very first Model A to roll off the lot. While other Ford models were perhaps more influential for the things they ultimately contributed to the automotive industry, this was the car that started it all with a whopping 8 horsepower and a top speed of 30MPH. We'd love to see Verstappen and Hamilton duke it out around the course in these bad boys.