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-==== The map and travel guide for the Guru42 Universe ​====+====== Geek History ======
  
-**Guru 42 Technology Websites Defined** +[[http://geekhistory.comGeekHistory.com ]] explores who invented the internet, the history of computers, ​and the origins of all things geekI am not a university professor with a team of editors ​and advisers working with me developing a websiteI am one man who loves technology ​and history ​and is amazed by how little people know about the great minds in the world of technology.
-  * [[guru42.com | Guru42-com Information technology success ]]   +
-  * [[guru42.net | Guru42-net Personal Portal ​ ]] +
-  * [[guru42.org | Guru42-org Geek Think Blog  ]] +
-  * [[guru42.xyz | Guru42-xyz Sign post portal ]] +
-  * [[gu42.com | Gu42-com Wiki Portal ]]   +
-  * [[gu42.net | Gu42-net Sign Post  ]] +
-  * [[gu42.us | Gu42-us DokuWiki Prototype ]] +
-  * [[gu42.xyz | Gu42-xyz Sign post portal]] +
-  * [[computerguru.net | Learning Technology Computer Networking basics ]] +
-  * [[geekhistory.com | Technology History When visions became reality ]] +
-  * [[geekhistory.org | Geek History Reference Desk Wiki ]] +
-  * [[geekhistory.xyz | Geek History TBD ]] +
-  * [[geekpast.com | GeekPast-com That was yesterday]] +
-  * [[AlteredAutomotive | AlteredAutomotive - Exploring innovation ​and invention]] +
-  * [[Tom.Peracchio.com | Tom Peracchio Chief Geek]] +
-  * [[TerraHab | Terrahab]] +
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-**The World of Questy Websites Defined** +
-  * [[questy.com | Questy-com - Sharing ideas ]] - Active Drupal Site +
-  * [[questy.net | Questy-net - Questy blog A little bit crazy ]] - Tombstone Signpost Simple HTML  +
-  * [[questy.us | Questy-us - A little bit crazy - portal page ]] - Simple WonderCMS +
-  * [[philosophyguru.net | Philosophyguru Movies ​and music ]] Kill move content to Questy +
-  * [[americanphilosopher.us | American Philosopher With liberty ​and justice for all ]] -  Empty Directory --> WonderCMS?​ +
-  * [[itsonlysports.com | It's Only Sports ]] +
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-‪**Web Building goals and tasks** ​  +
-  * [[Online services and sites]] +
-  * [[Google Analytics]] +
-  * [[Drupal notes]]  +
-  * [[Social Media | Social Media promo sites]] +
-  * [[TwitterCards | Twitter Cards]] +
-  * [[ Links | Link Bars of sites]] +
-  * [[RSS | RSS Feeds]] +
-  * [[SSL | SSL HTTPS redirects]] +
-  * [[To Do List]]+
  
 +My collection of material for the study of geek history dates back to my early days in technology as far back as the 1970s. I created this online reference desk to help me organize footnotes and references on many pages with links to current websites.
  
 +=== Personal Reflections ===
 +  * [[https://​geekhistory.com/​content/​reflections-world-paper-and-magnetic-tape-went-digital|GeekHistory Chapter 1: Reflections on the world before it went digital]]
 +  * Where does geek history begin 
 +  * Section teasers for content to follow ​
 + 
 +=== Putting "who invented it" into perspective ===
 +  * [[GH1.1| GeekHistory 1.1 Putting "who invented it" into perspective]]
 +  * [[GH2.2| GeekHistory 2.1 The who invented it obsession and eureka moment that never happened]]
 +  * [[Geek Blog References]]
 +  * [[Patent wars where business and technology mix]]
 +  * [[California dreaming 1960s]]
  
  
 +=== Era of Robber Barons and Railroads ===
 +  * [[Thomas Alva Edison]] ​
 +  * [[Nikola Tesla]] ​
 +  * [[George Westinghouse ]]
 +  * [[Westinghouse Electric | Westinghouse Electric]] ​
 +  * [[Henry Ford]]
 +  * [[CurrentWars| Current Wars]] ​
 +  * [[Electric|Birth of electricity]]
 + 
 +=== Internet invented ===
 +  * [[Internet History Resources]]
 +  * [[Advanced Research Projects Agency]] ​
 +  * [[Dr. Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider]] ​
 +  * [[Paul Baran ]] 
 +  * [[Bob Kahn]] ​
 +  * [[Vinton Cerf]]
 +  * [[Tim Berners-Lee]]
 +  * [[Dr. Vannevar Bush]]
  
 +=== Computer Evolution ===
 +  * [[Xerox PARC]]
 +  * [[Douglas Engelbart]]
 +  * [[Alan Kay]]
  
 +=== Television Invented ===
 +  * [[Television Resources]]
 +  * [[Vladimir Zworykin]]
 +  * [[Philo T. Farnsworth]]
 +  * [[David Sarnoff]]
  
-‪ +=== Telegraph, Telephone, Radio === 
 +  * [[Telephone|Birth of Telephone]] 
 +  * [[Radio Resources]] 
 +  * [[Reginald Fessenden]]
  
-**DokuWiki** +=== Realizing the Dream of Flight === 
-  * https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​template:​bootstrap3?​s[]=google +  ​[[Rocket Man Wehrner von Braun]] 
-  * http://​bootswatch.com/​+  * [[NASA]
 +  * [[Early Pioneers]]
  
-**Workstation Tools**  ​ +=== The world of office automation === 
-  * [[Web Browsers|Browsers]] +  * Who invented the calculator 
-  * [[Checkist Setup|Checklist]] +  * [[QWERTY ​Mechanical typewriters and legends of QWERTY keyboard]] 
-  * [[Add on apps]] ​ +  * The xerographic process 
-  * [[Questions ]]+  * Paper printing
  
 +=== General References ===
 +  * [[Myths and Legends]]
 +  * The Engineering and Technology History Wiki (ETHW) http://​ethw.org/​Main_Page
 +  * [[Pittsburgh]]
 +  * [[Light bulbs aka incandescent lamp]]
  
 +=== Connect with Geekhistory ===
 +  * [[http://​geekhistory.com/​ | GeekHistory.com Website]]
 +  * [[https://​twitter.com/​GeekHist | Geek History on Twitter ]]
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​GeekHistory | Geek History on Facebook ]]
 +  * [[https://​www.pinterest.com/​tomperacchio/​geek-history/​ | Geek History on Pinterest ]]
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