Thursday, October 9, 2008
Interesting Facts About Technology
A nanosecond (ns or nsec) is one billionth (10-9) of a second and is a common measurement of read or write access time to random access memory.
The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of 5megabytes.
90% of our technology, upon which we base so much of our modern lifestyle, was created within the last 150 years.
Interesting ! Iceland has the highest concentration of broadband users in the world.
The "save" icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk, with the shutter on backwards.
Back in the mid to late 1980's, an IBM-compatible computer wasn't considered a hundred percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire a strung across the U.S.
Interesting isnt it ?