The Little Fun Things about Technology

There are so many things invented and innovated progressively nowadays. Everything that help our life easier is technology. Unconciously, technology is become our best partner in life. However, there are plenty fun things about technology we don’t know. So keep scrolling down and let your self floating on the technology fun facts flows. Wether it spices your smile, give you a topic to discuss, or even just relaxing your mind, you decide! 😉

  • The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute, less than half of the normal rate of 20
  • Email has been around longer than the world wide web (www.)
  • The average child today knows how to use a mouse and play video game better than they can ride a bike or swim.
  • Bill Gates’ house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
  • The Internet is the fastest-growing communications tool ever. It took radio broadcasters 38 years to reach an audience of50 million, television 13 years, and the Internet just 4 years.
  • Scientist have made a device that can be used to control another person’s movement over the internet.
  • 160 billion emails are sent daily, 97% of which are spam
  • The computer in your cell phone has more processing power than all the computers in the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander that put 2 men on the moon
  • Although we normally think of computer as the ones we use in our everyday lives to surf the web, write documents, email, etc. Actually small computers are also embedded into other things such as mobile phones, toys, microwaves, and MP3 players. We use computers all the time, often without even knowing it
  • On an average work day, a typist’s fingers travel 12.6 miles
  • There are approximately 6000 new computer viruses released every month
  • The name Google was an accident. A spelling  mistake made by the original founders who thought they were going for Googol
  •  The first computer mouse was introduced in 1968 by Douglas Engelbart at the Fall Joint Computer Expo in San Francisco, it was made from wood.
  • More than one million domain names are registered every month
  • HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple have one thing in common, they were all started in garages
  • Microsoft is working on a headphones that plays songs according to your mood, health and situation
  • Computer programming is currently one of fastest growing co occupations
  • Facebook pays at least $500 if you can find a way to hack the site
  • Bulletproof vest, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and printers were all invented by women
  • Billions of hours are wasted online, spent, waiting for content to download
  • 28% of IT professionals hide their career from friends and family to get out of giving free tech support

Not everyone be able to absorb information about technology easily, but for sure technology is used more than often in making daily needs met. Even it looks super complicated, actually technology is fun and challenging. Acknowledge more and then you will slowly love it. (KT)


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