Interview with Ex IBM-NASA Kenneth Roberts talking about Saturn V, Skylab, Spacelab and the Shuttle

Interview with Ex IBM-NASA Kenneth Roberts talking about Saturn V, Skylab, Spacelab and the Shuttle

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In this episode, I talk with Ex IBM and NASA contractor Kenneth Roberts who worked on the Saturn V, Skylab, Spacelab, the space shuttle and also helped train the crews and astronauts to understand and use the custom made flight and operational computer systems. This was a result of the request to talk to people who worked or still do work in the space/aerospace industry and I would like the thank Tennis Smith for setting up the interview and suggesting it in the first place. If you know someone that worked in the space industry and think they would like …

A day in the life of the human race

A day in the life of the human race

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In a normal average day, for the vast majority of us, not a lot happens. You get up, go to work, come home, watch the TV, browse the net, maybe go out then it’s back home and bed. However, there 7.5 billion of us, so during a normal average day for the human race, extraordinary things happen. When we look at our combined actions, you start to realize just how big our society is and just what the effects are on us and the rest of the planet. Look up to the sky and if its clear and dark night …

Are you, really you ?

Are you, really you ?

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The painting “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust” by Pablo Picasso became the most expensive in the world when it sold for $106M at Christie’s in New York in 2010. However, if you had a copy, a fake, one that looked identical but was not the original, it would be worth a tiny fraction of that, maybe the cost of the materials required to make it plus a bit for it aesthetic value. But what if you took all the atoms of the original and changed them for identical new atoms so that it looked exactly the same. Would it still the …

What if ?..... 5 Decisions That Changed The World

What if ?….. 5 Decisions That Changed The World

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  We are all products of the decisions that we and others make every single day of our lives but some decisions have repercussions that are sometimes so far reaching that they can affect everybody on the planet. In this video, we picked out five decisions that changed the world. The Cuban missile crisis was probably the closest we have come to a nuclear conflict and many thank Kennedy for facing down the Soviets by blockading Cuba and turning back the Soviet supply ships. But the more important decision was for Kennedy to ignore the advice from General Curtis LeMay …

7 people that missed out on a fortune

7 People That Missed Out on a Fortune

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They say ignorance is bliss, and maybe it is compared to knowing that you’ve missed out on millions or even billions of dollars because of bad decisions or bad advice or just bad luck that turns the dream of riches in to the cold awakening of what could have been. In this video we look at 7 people that missed out on a fortune. 1 James Howells lost bitcoins As the ole timers would say theres gold in them there hills, but in this case it’s more like the local refuse dump. Back in 2009 just after Bitcoins had been …