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hpr1098 :: My Journey to Geekdom

A personal reminiscence

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Hosted by bobobex on 2012-10-17 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum 48k, RAF, Crunchbang, Lincoln LUG. 7.
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Duration: 00:13:15


Welcome to Becky Newborough's first solo podcast for HPR in which she invites us along on her trip down memory lane as she reminisces about how she started using tech. She has previously taken part in last year's collaborative HPR New Years eve show; jointly recorded a congratulatory message for HPR's 1000th episode and more recently at OggCamp 2012, she told us all about setting up Lincoln LUG.

Becky hopes that you have enjoyed the show.



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Comment #1 posted on 2012-10-17 19:51:53 by AukonDK

Great first episode!

Very Entertaining. I had a Spectrum 48k as a child and remember playing Jet Set Willy. My parents tell me a story of how they found me as a toddler, eating cheese from the fridge because they had been too distracted by JSW to feed me.

Comment #2 posted on 2012-10-18 14:20:34 by Frank

This started my day with a smile.

Comment #3 posted on 2012-10-18 16:33:41 by Ken Fallon

Top of the Pops

I did just that. Do that now and it's copyright infringement.

Comment #4 posted on 2012-10-19 09:07:11 by Les "Chief" Pounder

Great show

Well done Becky, this was a very entertaining show. It's nice to hear a little back story about people in the Linux community.

Congratulations on your first solo podcast.

Comment #5 posted on 2012-10-25 13:34:44 by pokey

Yaaaaaaay, Becky!

We've been waiting on pins and needles for your first show. We all knew you could do it. I'm thrilled that you know it now too. It was a very good show too - really a lot of fun to listen to. It was one of those shows that had people giving me funny looks, because I was listening to it (and smiling and laughing about it) out in a semi-public place while I worked. Keep 'em coming!

Comment #6 posted on 2012-10-26 09:37:30 by Becky Newborough

Thanks everyone

You have all left such nice comments that I may be tempted to record another podcast for your listening pleasure.

Comment #7 posted on 2012-11-07 17:13:23 by pokey

"You have all left such nice comments that I may be tempted to record another podcast for your listening pleasure."

That's what we're hoping.

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