Jason Voorhees – Geek Me Five #7

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the interesting history and legacy of horror icon Jason Voorhees of the ‘Friday the 13th’ series in five, easy-to-follow points.

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Ring of Honor Pure Championship – Doc’D #44

In this month’s architecture/technology/video game/pro wrestling-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the history, uniqueness and legacy of the retired Ring of Honor’s Pure Championship title. Continue reading “Ring of Honor Pure Championship – Doc’D #44”

PC Blast from My Past: The IBM Aptiva

Back in 1995, our family got our very first Windows-based PC, the IBM Aptiva running Windows 95. I remember being in awe of this wondrous ivory tower of technological goodness, from the fast (LOL) dial-up modem, the CD-ROM drive where I could play games (like ‘Torin’s Passage‘) AND listen to music CDs, and that awesome mechanized door that covered the CD-ROM and 3.5″ disk drives (you remember, that little blue button you pressed and the cover would lower down; pure sweetness). Nowadays, IBM isn’t around as a consumer product anymore, due to their sale of that division to Lenovo in 2005, but I want to take a look back at the IBM Aptiva line and get a technical glimpse into that product line’s history.
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