[AI] Tech Talk

vishnu ramchandani vishnuhappy at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 3 23:13:25 EDT 2007


Did you know? Joe Engressia, considered the father of
phreaking, discovered in the late 1960s that he could
whistle into a pay telephone the precise pitch - the
2600-cycle
note, close to a high A - that would trip phone
circuits and allow him to make long-distance calls at
no cost.

Dancing frog: A problem that occurs on a computer that
will not reappear while anyone else is watching. From
the classic Warner Brothers cartoon "One Froggy
Evening", featuring a dancing and singing Michigan J.
Frog that just croaks when anyone else is around.

Did you know? In 1981 Kenji Urada, 37, becomed the
first reported death caused by a robot. A
self-propelled robotic cart crushed him as he was
trying to repair it in a Japanese factory.


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