Interesting Facts About Technology


  1. Computer programming is an occupation that is growing faster than any other
  2. The number of emails sent per dayin 2017 is around 269 billion! That’s almost 2.4 million emails per second.


  1. Have you heard about the computer who can tell whether the smile is fake or real? Trust me, it is not a rumor. It is true, and a computer system developed at MITcan do that.
  2. The first commercial text message was sent in December 1992. Today, the number of text messages sent and received every day, is more than the total population of the planet.


  1. Apple, Microsoft, HP, and Google are all IT applications that started development in a garage
  2. According to various statistical analysis, it is a fact that more than 80% emails sent are spam!


  1. Microsoft’s project to develop a new operating system was code-named “Interface Manager”. However, they found the term “Windows” more appealing, so they decided to name it – “Windows” but not “Interface Manager
  2. Facebook pays hackers to hack Facebook.


  1. Changing your font can save printer ink.


  1. With the standard QWERTY keyboard, the longest word one can write is “Typewriter”.
  1. ILOVEYOU is considered to be the most dangerous virus ever created in the form of a worm. It has the ability to replicate itself and crash the system. It arrived through e-mail messages as a love letter from a secret admirer. When a user opens the email and clicks on the attachment available, the virus starts its magic. ILOVEYOU, being potentially the most dangerous virus, did not do much damage as compared to the one which was the fastest spread virus program


  1. Currently, the world’s largest hard drive is a 60TB SSD.


  1. Google handles about 1 billion search queries per day, releasing some 200 tons of CO2 per day.
  2. A normal human being blinks around 20 times a minute. But, when compared to a computer user, they blink just 7 times a minute on an average. Simply, we tend to concentrate more on the screen, so we usually blink a lot less in front of a computer than we do normally


  1. The Dvorak keyboard is known to be more efficient and 20 times faster than Querty.



  1. With the standard QWERTY keyboard, the longest word one can write is “Typewriter”.


  1. Did you know that with the help of USB flash drive you can brick a computer in seconds? All you need is the “USB Killer 2.0”.



  1. 3D printing is a 30 year old technology, but has only recently become popular because patents have expired
  2. Two hundred and twenty million tons of old computers and other technology devices are trashed in the United States each year.
  3. did not start as a complete e-commerce business but just as an online bookstore
  4. 1 Bit = Binary Digit
    8 Bits = 1 Byte
    1000 Bytes = 1 Kilobyte
    1000 Kilobytes = 1 Megabyte
    1000 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte
    1000 Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte
    1000 Terabytes = 1 Petabyte
    1000 Petabytes = 1 Exabyte
    1000 Exabytes = 1 Zettabyte
    1000 Zettabytes = 1 Yottabyte
    1000 Yottabytes = 1 Brontobyte
    1000 Brontobytes = 1 Geopbyte
    Technically speaking, the sum is 1024 bytes

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