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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.



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episodes: 34

hpr1589 :: KC MakerFair 2014

Released: 2014-09-04. Duration: 00:45:49. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: maker faire,Kansas City.
A rundown on all the cool things to see at the KC MakerFair 2014

hpr1354 :: Wayne Green

Released: 2013-10-10. Duration: 00:31:51. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Wayne Green",publisher.
Memories of Wayne Green, an American publisher, writer, and consultant

hpr1342 :: Power Tool Drag Racing!

Released: 2013-09-24. Duration: 00:11:39. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Make:KC,"power tool drag racing".
MrGadgets speaks of an event he has just visited in Kansas City

hpr1316 :: What is my bag

Released: 2013-08-19. Duration: 00:22:30. Flag: Explicit. Series: What's in My Toolkit.
Tags: molle,bag.
Use of a MOLLE bag for carrying tools

hpr1300 :: Maker Faire: Kansas City

Released: 2013-07-26. Duration: 00:18:41. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Maker Faire",Kansas.
MrGadgets phones in a show after visiting Maker Faire: Kansas

hpr1139 :: The missing episode

Released: 2012-12-13. Duration: 00:42:15. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: history,computers,IT .
Discoveries made while spring cleaning

hpr1100 :: Why Android Tablets Suck Part2

Released: 2012-10-19. Duration: 00:27:22. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Android,tablet .
MrGadgets might be changing his opinion of Android Tablets

hpr1092 :: Ham Radio: The Original Tech Geek Passion

Released: 2012-10-08. Duration: 00:55:43. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: HAM radio,amateur radio,CB radio,Morse code.
Mr Gadgets talks about his interest and long experience in Amateur Radio

hpr1048 :: Get off this Rock !!!

Released: 2012-08-08. Duration: 00:46:50. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: space,space travel,SpaceX.
Mr Gadgets talks about Space travel and living on other planets

hpr0926 :: Heresies in the year of the apocalypse ep 1 - computer languages

Released: 2012-02-20. Duration: 00:31:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: machine code,assembly language,Grace Hopper,COBOL,debugging,C,Python,Perl,Vala.
Thoughts about the evolution of high-level languages from machine language

hpr0890 :: Where's my flying car !

Released: 2011-12-30. Duration: 00:21:43. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: home automation.
What happened to the promise of science and technology?

hpr0878 :: OpenShorts Episode 4

Released: 2011-12-13. Duration: 00:32:41. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: 3D printer,RepRap,CandyFab,MakerBot,CNC.
Computer-controlled manufacturing - 3D printers, CNC

hpr0867 :: Gift Guide for Electronics Engineers of the Future

Released: 2011-11-29. Duration: 00:32:53. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Radio Shack","Tandy Co.",arduino,AdaFruit.
Encouraging young people to get interested in technology

hpr0858 :: Pre micro computer tech in the home #2

Released: 2011-11-15. Duration: 00:33:56. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Chemistry,"The Golden Book of Chemistry Experiments".
Children's access to science in the 1960s

hpr0850 :: Another Tech Giant Passes - Household Tech in the Pre-Micro Era

Released: 2011-11-03. Duration: 00:32:03. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Edgar Villchur","Henry Kloss","Acoustic Research".
Remembering some pioneering greats in the tech field

hpr0843 :: What holiday tech item

Released: 2011-10-25. Duration: 00:19:52. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0835 :: Amazon sets the world on Fire

Released: 2011-10-13. Duration: 00:32:04. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Kindle Fire","Amazon Fire",camera.
Speculating about the Amazon Fire tablet

hpr0828 :: a+g=-b

Released: 2011-10-04. Duration: 00:38:26. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "online store","physical store","book reader".
The demise of physical retail stores

hpr0821 :: Why Android tablets suck !

Released: 2011-09-25. Duration: 00:48:07. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "resistive screen","Android apps","Google marketplace","Amazon marketplace".
Mr. Gadgets discusses his experiences with various Android tablets

hpr0812 :: Are they a patent troll

Released: 2011-09-12. Duration: 00:20:24. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: patent,"patent troll".
Useful tips on how to determine if someone is a patent troll or not

hpr0805 :: How Monster Cable got it's name

Released: 2011-09-01. Duration: 00:43:55. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0792 :: Biaural Recording

Released: 2011-08-16. Duration: 00:23:46. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0782 :: Technological ethics of Open Source Software

Released: 2011-08-01. Duration: 00:20:39. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0776 :: Open Shorts ep 3

Released: 2011-07-22. Duration: 00:25:44. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0766 :: MrGadgets finds Linux

Released: 2011-07-10. Duration: 00:19:37. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0763 :: Worst movie ever

Released: 2011-07-05. Duration: 00:10:55. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0752 :: My Path to Linux: Knoppix

Released: 2011-06-20. Duration: 00:12:27. Flag: Explicit. Series: How I Found Linux.

hpr0745 :: Wingz

Released: 2011-06-09. Duration: 00:16:46. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0726 :: Journey to Linux

Released: 2011-05-15. Duration: 00:19:37. Flag: Explicit. Series: How I Found Linux.
Tags: linux,O/S 2 Warp.
Continuing Mr Gadgets' journey to Linux

hpr0700 :: Tech Tales of April's Past

Released: 2011-04-08. Duration: 00:15:49. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Don Lancaster,Postscript,PDF,LaserWriter,Apple II.
Mr Gadgets speaks of Computer History in the context of April

hpr0696 :: MrGadgets Path toward Linux

Released: 2011-04-04. Duration: 00:13:43. Flag: Explicit. Series: How I Found Linux.

hpr0691 :: pre-IBM PC computer history 2

Released: 2011-03-28. Duration: 00:23:16. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0687 :: pre-IBM PC computer history 1

Released: 2011-03-22. Duration: 00:09:46. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
MrGadgets speaks of early computers

hpr0681 :: My first computer

Released: 2011-03-14. Duration: 00:12:35. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
MrGadgets' first phone-in episode

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