25+ Unknown Facts About Technology 

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Technology has indeed revolutionized the world. It’s fascinating to consider what technology truly means and how it has evolved. From clever inventions to revamped classics, technology streamlines daily tasks and fosters a life of leisure and convenience. Numerous unknown facts about technology continue to evolve, much like the world of machines. This blog will delve into the world of interesting facts about machines and technology.

Interesting facts about the ever-evolving world of technology

  1. The first mouse on a computer was a wooden mouse.
  2. Tim Berners-Lee developed the world’s first website, that went live in 1991. Moreover, it is still available online.
  3. A moth caused a fault in one of the early computers resulting in what we now call ‘Bug.’
  4. An average human spends around 4 hours a day on their mobile phone.
  5. ‘5 megabytes’ was the size of the first commercially available hard drive in 1965.
  6. The first-ever text was ‘Merry Christmas’ sent in 1992.
  7. In 1975, the first digital camera captured images with a measly 0.01 megapixel resolution. It weighed eight pounds.
  8. A century before functional computers, Ada Lovelace, the world’s first programmer, wrote algorithms for Babbage’s theoretical Analytical Engine.
  9. Global e-commerce sales were above $2.8 trillion in 2018.
  10. RAM on the first Apple Macintosh was a mere 128 kilobytes.

Amazing Facts About Technology

  1. iPhones lately carry more computing power than the entire NASA system that put astronauts on the moon.
  2. Just 72 kilobytes made up the whole source code for the navigation computer of Apollo 11.
  3. The fastest supercomputer in the world is capable of processing more than 200 quadrillion computations every second.
  4. The popular video game company Nintendo was founded in the year 1889. Moreover, initially, it was a playing card company.
  5. In 2007, IBM introduced the first 1-terabyte hard drive in history. It resembled a tiny refrigerator in size.
  6. ‘Elk Cloner’ was the first computer virus created in the year 1983.
  7. In 2000, the first USB flash disc with a capacity of 1 GB cost $10,000. Now you can get it for less than $10.
  8.  The Magnavox Odyssey, the pioneering video game console from 1972, offered just basic tennis games.
  9. Czech writer Karel Čapek first used the term “robot” in his 1920 drama “R.U.R.” Its root is the Czech term “robota,” which denotes forced labor.
  10. Edward E. Zajac created “Hummingbird,” the first computer animation, in 1962.

Did You Know?

  1. The term ‘Wi-Fi’ has no full form it is just a marketing term that was coined by a branding company.
  2. “Me at the Zoo,” the first YouTube video, was posted on April 23, 2005, by Jawed Karim who was just 25 years of age at that time.
  3. The Strati, the first 3D-printed automobile in history, was designed in 2014 and manufactured in just 44 hours.
  4. ‘Toy Story’ is the first computer-generated movie released by Pixar in the year 1995.
  5. In 1986, Kodak introduced the world’s first 1-megapixel digital camera, which weighed an incredible 8.8 pounds.
  6. In 1991, the first website with a clickable hyperlink was created.
  7. “Voice.com” was the most expensive domain name ever sold; it was purchased for $30 million in 2019.
  8. In 1983, the hefty Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, the first commercially available mobile phone, weighed in at a whopping 2.2 pounds!
  9. Chewing gum was scanned for the first barcode in history in a grocery store in 1974.
  10. Debuting in 1961, IBM’s Shoebox, the grandfather of digital assistants, recognized a whopping 16 words.
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