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Sir Maurice Wilkes: The Man and His Machine (Episode #110)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

The inventor of the EDSAC, Maurice Wilkes, is remembered by Dr. David Hartley of the University of Cambridge. Interviewed by Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

How Google Thinks and Works and Shapes Our Lives (Episode #109)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Author Steven Levy in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell about his book, In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes our Lives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Man Who Invented The Computer, John Vincent Atanasoff (Episode #108)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley discusses The Man Who Invented the Computer, John Vincent Atanasoff, with John Hollar, ceo of the Computer History Museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Idea Man (Episode #107)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Author Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, in conversation with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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