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Some Tech History

1. When was the first website created? The first website built was at CERN within the border of France, and was first put online on 6 August 1991: Info.cern.ch was the address of the world’s first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. 2. Who wrote the first computer program? Augusta Ada King, Countess of… Read more →

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Another 9 Tech Fun Facts

1. How do capacitive touch works? They work with anything that holds an electrical charge – including human skin. (Yes, we are comprised of atoms with positive and negative charges!) Capacitive touch screens are constructed from materials like copper or indium tin oxide that store electrical charges in an electrostatic grid of tiny wires, each smaller than a human hair. There are two main… Read more →

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10 Computer Fun Facts

1. What is URL? A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is a form of URI and is a standardised naming convention for addressing documents accessible over the Internet and Intranet. An example of a URL is https://www.rem.my, which is the URL for this web page. 2. Cookies An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from websites, stored on the user’s computer by the web browser of… Read more →

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15 Earth Fun Facts

1. Pangaea Pangaea or Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras. It assembled from earlier continental units approximately 335 million years ago, and it began to break apart about 175 million years ago. Pangea was surrounded by a global ocean called Panthalassa, and it was fully assembled by the Early Permian Period. During… Read more →

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