A Few Strange Facts On Technology – Sort Of

By | October 22, 2012

About 60% of virus writers actually work under a contract for an organization looking to spread a virus.

It’s impossible for your computer to be infected by a virus, just from opening an email message.

Close to 60% of the radiation that comes from a mobile phone goes directly to the users head.

The web, not indexed by search engines is said to be 400 times bigger than the current size of the indexed web.

The original URL for Yahoo! was was http://akebono.stanford.edu/

The name of the search engine Alta Vista came into existence when the word Vista was misinterpreted as “Alta Vista” on a white board and Alta Vista was once a dominant search engine

Up until the 14th of September, 1995, website domain registration was free!

The average person receives around 30 – 50 emails a day with 10% of these being Spam.

Billions of hours are wasted online, spent, waiting for content to download.

The first functional “modern” computer was built in 1941 by Konrad Zuse in World War 2. He needed additional funding from the Germans but was denied because they did not expect the war to last beyond Christmas.

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