Today in Tech History – September 22, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1791 – Michael Faraday was born in south London. He grew up to discover electromagnetic induction and coined the terms ‘electrode’, ‘cathode’ and ‘ion.’ He also lent his name to the Faraday cage.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/faraday_michael.shtml

1986 – In NEC Corp. Vs. Intel Corp., the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that microprograms are copyrightable literary works. And so all the trouble began.

http://jolt.law.harvard.edu/articles/pdf/v03/03HarvJLTech209.pdf

2011 – Facebook announced its new Timeline feature which would collect all your posts and materials in chronological order, replacing the old profile.
https://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=10150289612087131

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