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TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
Bill Gates' house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users.
There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
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20 years ago, there were only 130 websites, Google wasn't around, and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP.
In 1956, the IBM 350 hard disk drive had 3.75 MB of storage, weighed over 2000 lbs, had to be moved around with forklifts, and was delivered via large cargo airplanes.
45% of all online gamers are female, and women over the age of 18 are the industry's fastest growing demographic.
It’s not possible to create a folder named “con” on a Windows computer.
Mathway.com solves all kinds of math homework problems with step by step explanations.
Ecosia is a search engine that helps to save the environment by donating 80% of its income to planting trees in Brazil.
The longest-running legal battle for a domain name is believed to be the fight for PETA.org. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sued People Eating Tasty Animals to obtain the name – the case spanned from 1995 to 2001.
Song stuck in your head but can’t think of the name? There's a website called midomi.com that allows you to sing or hum a song into your computer or phone and it will find the actual song.
Google was originally called "BackRub".
In 2013, AOL declared that they still made over $500 million a year through dial-up internet subscriptions.
As of 2011, gamers have collectively spent over 6 million years playing World of Warcraft. That's almost as long as the existence of the human species!
The ‘@’ sign is centuries old, and was used in Europe to denote a unit of weight (the “arroba”) equivalent to 25 lbs.
IBM's Watson computer has 90 processors, 2,880 cores, 11,200 threads, 16 terabytes of RAM, and 4TB worth of data on its hard drive.
MDIF, a New York based non-profit organisation, is planning to beam free Wi-Fi to the entire world from space.
You can't block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
Facebook is blue because Mark Zuckerberg is colorblind and best sees the shade of blue.
A bag of marijuana was the first thing ever bought and sold over the internet.
IMDb is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of "actresses with beautiful eyes".
In 1989, a British company made a laptop with a graphical user interface, a 60 hour battery life, SSD storage, and a touchpad.
The Pirate Bay tried buying their own island in hopes of making their own country with no copyright laws.
The Firefox emblem isn't actually a fox, but a red panda.
It would take 76 work days (8 hours a day) for the average person to read the Terms and Conditions they agree to in a year.
There's a video game called "Lose/Lose" that deletes a random file on your computer every time you kill an enemy.
CAPTCHA stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart".
Steve Jobs never wrote a single line of programming code.
The four ghosts in Pac-Man are programmed to act differently: red chases you, pink just tries to position itself in a set way, blue tries to ambush you and orange is random.
28% of IT Professionals hide their career from family or friends out of fear of being asked to provide free tech support.
In 1999, Pokémon was the second most searched topic on the internet. The first was pornography.
The famous Windows start-up sound was composed using a Mac.
The first webcam was used in 1991 by Cambridge researchers for checking the coffee pot without leaving their desks.
In October 1997, when Internet Explorer 4.0 was released, some Microsoft employees left a giant "From the IE team... We Love You" on Netscape's lawn.
Facebook pays at least $500 if you can find a way to hack the site.
HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple have one thing in common – apart from the obvious that they are IT companies. They were all started in garages.
Alaska is the only state that can be typed on one row of keys on a QWERTY keyboard.
The domain name www.youtube.com was registered on February 14, 2005.
Hewlett Packard was started at a garage in Palo Alto in 1939.
If you opened up the case of the original Macintosh, you will find 47 signatures. One for each member of Apple's Macintosh divison as of 1982.
Computer programming is currently one of the fastest growing occupations.
On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
The Dvorak keyboard is more efficient than QWERTY. 20 times faster, in fact.
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