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Feb 2, 2012

  • The domain name www.youtube.com was registered on February 14, 2005.

  • Hewlett Packard was started at a garage in Palo Alto in 1939.

  • If you opened up the case of the original Macintosh, you will find 47 signatures. One for each member of Apple’s Macintosh divison as of 1982.

  • Computer programming is currently one of the fastest growing occupations.

  • On an average work day, a typist’s fingers travel 12.6 miles.

  • The Dvorak keyboard is more efficient than QWERTY. 20 times faster, in fact.

  • The standard “QWERTY” keyboard was not designed with ease of typing in mind. Rather, it was designed to keep early typewriters from jamming. 130 years later, in the age of computers, people are still using this awkward, inefficient keyboard layout. Few know that there is a much faster, easier, more efficient, and more comfortable alternative: the Dvorak (pronounced “duh VOR ak”) keyboard. Unlike QWERTY, the Dvorak keyboard was scientifically designed for increased speed and accuracy. It is estimated to be 12 to 20 times more efficient than QWERTY. Dvorak is great for beginning and experienced typists alike. It’s the layout used by some of the world’s fastest typists.

  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

  • On eBay, there are an average of $680 worth of transactions each second.

  • “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

  • 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women

  • In the 1980s, an IBM computer wasn’t considered 100 percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft Flight Simulator*.

  • The world’s first computer, called the Z1, was invented by Konrad Zuse in 1936. His next invention, the Z2 was finished in 1939 and was the first fully functioning electro-mechanical computer.

  • The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.

  • Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.

  • There are approximately 1.06 billion instant messaging accounts worldwide.

  • The first banner advertising was used in 1994.

  • E-mail has been around longer than the World Wide Web.

  • The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute, less than half the normal rate of 20.
  • One of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online.

  • The average 21 year old has spent 5,000 hours playing video games, has exchanged 250,000 e-mails, instant and text messages and has spent 10,000 hours on the mobile phone.

  • By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.

  • MySpace reports over 110 million registered users. Were it a country, it would be the tenth largest, just behind Mexico.

  • While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users.

  • There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.

  • For every ‘normal’ webpage, there are five porn pages.

  • Bill Gates’ house was designed using a Macintosh computer.

  • The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.

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