Falken's Maze: An 80s Guide to History

The Enemy Knows the System (Part 3 of 5)

Episode Summary

In this episode, we continue our discussion of binary and boolean logic and their fundamental importance to the history of computing. More importantly, we learn that tough guys don’t do math, tough guys deep fry chicken.

Episode Notes

In Falken's Maze, technologist and former professor Jason Thomas explores the intersection of technology, history, and culture. Created for listeners nostalgic for the 80s but who also want to understand the complexities of today, our show demystifies the world's most compelling technologies and events through 80's movies, music, and television.

This is where history, tech, and retro pop collide.

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Find us online at www.falkenspodcast.com.


  1. Binary and Data (Khan Academy)
  2. Jaime Escalante Biography
  3. Jaime Escalante, Inspiration for a Movie, Dies at 79
  4. Stand and Deliver Clip