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How Leisure Helps Make Tech — An Historian’s Perspective

Using historical evidence from the hobby of amateur radio, I’ll show how leisure tinkering long supported tech innovation. Learn why the Army deployed homemade radios in WWI, why big electronics manufacturers catered to the radio-maker niche, and how the hobby radio community helped shape computing.

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Categories: Electronics, Education, Engineering, Fun & Games, Open Source
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