members, click to sign in..

4,599 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
APR 25, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -15 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  4/25/2015
SATURDAY, DEC 11, 2004  |  5 comments
Popular Mechanics: Don't Blame Us

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2004--Those co-workers who constantly clutter your inbox with e-mail forwards aren't the only ones who have fallen for a recent Internet hoax involving a fictitious 1954 POPULAR MECHANICS article. It appears two savvy software CEOs have also been taken in by the Photoshop handiwork of a Danish software designer.

A manipulated photo of a mock submarine console (above), passed off as a 1950s projection of the 2004 home computer, was used by Sun Microsystems Chief Executive Scott McNealy in his Oracle OpenWorld keynote speech yesterday in San Francisco to illustrate how rapidly technology improves. And this past fall, Lotus founder Mitch Kapor posted the image on his blog before later posting a correction.

Even we scratched our heads for a minute after first seeing the graphic. But after a closer look, everyone agreed that something wasn't quite right. More research revealed, much ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.popularmechanics.com

Special Word from SermonAudio
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Teens in a High-Tech World • Dr. Rand Hummel | 9/18/2007
•  Social Media • Scott Pauley | 3/16/2013
•  Darkside of the Internet I • Dr. Rand Hummel | 9/25/2001
•  After 400 yrs, KJV redundant? • Sean E. Harris | 12/31/2011

   04/19/15  |  Google's Project Loon close to launching thosands of balloons • 2 comments
   04/18/15  |  Japan's Maglev Train Breaks World Speed Record • 4 comments
   04/01/15  |  The loneliness epidemic • 12 comments
   03/31/15  |  Ford revives the Lincoln Continental • 1 comments
   03/24/15  |  The dark side of iPads coming to light • 12 comments
MORE RELATED ( TECHNOLOGY ) NEWS | MORE..
   04/24/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: e-Sword Bible Software Integrates with... • 8 comments
   04/23/15  |  Judge allows ‘Killing Jews is Worship’ MTA ads • 27 comments
   04/23/15  |  Somali Christian Gives Up Family, Education, Safety for Faith • 3 comments
   04/23/15  |  Why Do American Christians Care More About Memories Pizzeria... • 8 comments
   04/23/15  |  Christians facing new status as 'hated minority' • 8 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   04/08/15  |  SermonAudio's Tech Talk at Teach Them Diligently
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   04/25/15  |  Nepal earthquake: Hundreds die, many feared trapped
   04/25/15  |  Terror suspects planned Vatican attack • 17 comments
   04/25/15  |  Head transplants? • 4 comments
   04/25/15  |  Ethiopians March Condemning Slaughter of Christian Compatriots... • 3 comments
   04/25/15  |  Christian scientists: Darwinian planet-eating Earth theory hard... • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 5 user comment(s)
News Item12/15/04 2:01 PM
Jim | Nebraska  
This is true, either people are using more building blocks or they are using different ones such as the latest high-powered Macintosh. "Prairie Fire" has fallen in the ratings because of the race to have the biggest and the best.

Yes, I had seen more Mormon missionaries then I have IBM types, though I rather prefer the latter. :-) They are getting out of the personal computer game, manufacturing wise in the very near future. Too bad.

5

News Item12/14/04 4:36 PM
Neil | Tucson  
Yes, but do you have white-shirted guys w/ crew cuts, pocket protectors, & thin ties running about?

The supercomputer race is like Disraeli's greasy pole - you can't stay on top for long.

4

News Item12/14/04 2:16 PM
Jim | Nebraska  
Neil, those folks don't allow us speak English! ;-)

I did like to see the Cray computer. The University of Nebraska has one of the most powerful computers in the country. It uses distributed computing, with a Linux like operating system. Each unit has two processors in it, and you put them together like building blocks. Each block is like a high-powered IBM computer. I have seen, "Prairie Fire" a couple of times -- it not only has a lot of computing power, it also has a lot of blinking lights -- the important thing. :-)

3

News Item12/12/04 11:14 PM
Neil | Tucson  
Some genuine pics of old mainframes:
http://histoire.info.online.fr/super.html
2

News Item12/12/04 3:22 PM
Jim | Nebraska  
This is what a real computer should look like, except not enough tape drives and flashing lights. The moderate computers are completely boring.
1
There are a total of 5 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Number of British women becoming nuns hits 25-year high
unprofitable servant from georgia: " john yurich usa .. the rcc worships jesus as..."
-13 min 29 
Former Auschwitz guard describes camp in chilling detail
barney fife from mayberry, nc: "a sad story but needed to remind people of the..."
-27 min 
Obama Takes 'Full Responsibilty' for Death of Hostages
barney fife from mayberry, nc: "ok, so if he is responsible, can he now be..."
-33 min 





E. A. Johnston
Your God Won't Cut The Mustard

Evangelism Awakening
Sunday - AM
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Rev. Klass Veldman
John 21

Springford Reformed Church
Sunday - AM
Play! | MP3

Robert Rubino
Credit Card Jesus

Christonomy
Fellowship Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Blog 4/24/15
Church Planting Models

New York Gospel Mission
the topic of church plant­ing models has alw­ays...

Sponsor:
Scott Brown's (NCFIC) Amazing Video!

Click Here To Watch Scott Brown's Amaz­ing 54 Second Pur­itan Hard Drive Review Video!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sponsor:
Sermon Recording, Editing, and Posting

Rec­ord, edit, and post your serm­ons using Dio, Ther­e's no easier way.
www.decade-five.com/index.h..

Sermon:
God's Remedy For Sin
Ken Wimer

SPONSOR | 2,800+

SPONSOR




                   
We can do more good by being good than in any other way. ... Anonymous

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword New!
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.