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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 ?

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