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12 Weird But True Facts About Technology

By January 18, 2017 No Comments
  • Changing fonts can save printer ink
  • Email existed before the world wide web
  • QWERTY was designed to slow you down
  • 92 per cent of the world’s currency is digital
  • Domain name registrations were free till 1995
  • The original Tron was snubbed for ‘cheating’
  • In 1956, 5 megabytes (5MB) of data weighed a ton
  • The X-Y position indicator for displays – a.k.a The Mouse
  • Russia built a computer that ran on water: in 1936
  • QWERTY vs ABC layouts in advanced graphing calculators
  • Wikipedia needs an army of anti-vandal bots
  • A 15-year old with a PC hacked NASA in 1999
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