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IBM 704 Introduced

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/05/07/ibm-704-introduced/


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Hello again Geeks,

Here's a recap of the stories we've been going nuts over this week at FreeGeek Chicago. If you have news, article, photos or other material you wish to share with us, email it to share@freegeekchicago.org

 

How to:

How to Add a Printing Service in Android

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-printing-services-in-android

 

Software/Video:

Yup, This is The Best Sound Converter for Ubuntu

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/05/simple-sound-converter-ubuntu

 

Awesome links:

Biodegradable Circuitry Could Shrink the World's Growing Piles of E-Waste

http://www.livescience.com/58981-biodegradable-circuitry-could-shrink-the-worlds-growing-piles-of-e-waste.html

Paul the Recycle Guy puts e-waste in its place

http://www.iberianet.com/news/paul-the-recycle-guy-puts-e-waste-in-its-place/article_14bb5468-32df-11e7-a0bc-43039e7e92a1.html

Open Source Firmware For Hoverboards

http://hackaday.com/2017/05/07/open-source-firmware-for-hoverboards/

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