144. Money

In this episode we discuss a selective history of the technology of money, from its earliest applications as a facilitator of grain storage to more recent innovations like fractional reserve banking and floating conversion rates. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, Vivian, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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143. The Klondike Gold Rush

In this episode we discuss the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896-1899 in the context of the political and economic crises of the time. Chris Martin joins as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, Vivian, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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142. The Naval Arms Race

In this episode we discuss the Royal Navy of the 19th century as it transitioned from the age of sail to a relatively modern naval force. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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141. The Kingdom Of Hawaii

In this episode we discuss the Hawaiian islands from their settlement and unification until their annexation by the United States. Seraph Downey returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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140. Audio Recording

In this episode we discuss the technology and culture of recording sound. Paul McGeown returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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139. History Myths

In this episode we address a few different myths about history and why they’ve become so common. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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138. Tipu Sultan

In this episode we discuss the resistance of the Kingdom of Mysore to the expansion of the East India Company in the 18th century. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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137. The Sengoku Period

In this episode we discuss the Sengoku (warring states) period of Japan, beginning with its origins in decentralized power and tacitly approved local conflict and ending with the efforts of the Great Unifiers to end the conflict and bring stability to the country. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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BONUS: 300 Watchalong

October’s episode will be a week late, so in the meantime, here’s the watchalong for the movie 300 that Seraph and I talked about a few months ago! You’ll need to play it at the same time as the movie, or it won’t make any sense. If you listen, please let us know, and if you don’t, that’s okay! A standard HI101 will be back next week.

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136. The Video Game Crash Of 1983

In this episode we discuss the collapse of the video game industry through four different lenses – individual business decisions, the technological history of consumer electronics, the social attitudes toward video games at the time, and the overall global economic situation. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please […]

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