Well, everything is Technology and Technology is everything in 21st Century! In this post by Yourspot, we will share some interesting and mind-blowing cool tech facts that will make you say, “WTF”??
So, here are 10 Cool Tech Facts That Will Blow Your Mind:
1.) Bill Gates and Macintosh!!! The great rivalry between Apple and Microsoft is known to all, yet most of us don’t know that Bill Gate’s house was designed on a Macintosh computer.
2.) 3-D Printers were invented back in 1983. Yup, it is a not a modern stuff and was invented by Charles Hull. He created a model of his Stereolithography machine in 1983 and filed for a patent in 1986.
3.) Toughest Programming Language: Malbolge is considered as the world’s toughest programming language. It was originally created with the aim of developing a language that is impossible to use.
4.) Google has ecological effects on the environment as per day, its servers release more than 300 tons of CO2.
5.) DNA, the Extreme Drive: A DNA can store up to 455 exabytes of data. An exabyte has one billion gigabytes. So, just imagine about the storage capacity of DNA!
6.) Gmail was Launched on April 1: People thought of it as a joke for two reasons. Firstly, that it was release on April 1. Secondly, it was offering free storage of 1GB, which was much greater than 2MB offered by Hotmail. Furthermore, Google released a funny press release that forced people to believe that it was an April fool joke.
7.) ATMs originally had six digit pins. As a matter of fact, the inventor of ATM reduced it to four digits, as his wife could not remember it.
8.) The iPod took 3 Years to reach a market audience of 50 million. While it took 13 Years for a T.V. to reach the same market audience and 38 Years for a radio.
9.) Most often, we plug in our U.S.B. upside down, and this is perfectly normal. Around 86% of computer users, try to plug in the U.S.B. upside down.
10.) On an average, more than 70 Billion e-mails are sent every day. 97% of these e-mails are just spams. Also, the probability that a spammer will get back a reply is around 1 in 12 million.
11.) Out of the total world population of 7.4 billion, around 7 Billion mobile phones, with around 4.8 Billion mobile phone users. Surprisingly, only around 4.6 Billion population has a toothbrush.
12.) The first 1 GB hard drive was announced by IBM in 1980 and was priced at $40,000.
13.) Though QWERTY keyboard is the most famous type of keyboard, yet it is not the most efficient keyboard. Dvorak keyboard is considered as the most efficient keyboard.
14.) Tim Berners-Lee often referred as the “Creator of The Internet” created the first website that went online (info.cern.ch) at the research lab CERN 1990.
15.) 90% of Supercomputers run on LINUX. Also, LINUX is mostly free from virus attacks.
So, apart from these mentioned facts, if you would like to share any other cool tech facts, then please comment below.