Category | History

Top 5 Inventions Mistakenly Accredited

Posted on 19 January 2010

There are many inventions mistakenly ascribed to the persons who acctually didn’t built that but were involved in its improvement.

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Development Of Computer Algorithm That Deciphers Unreadable Ancient Writings

Posted on 02 September 2009

The program works with digital copies of the writings. It assigns a number value to each pixel or writing on the basis of its darkness. It can differentiate the writings from background so it separates them and recognizes lines, letters and words individually.

It can also analyze handwritings and writing styles; that feature enables it to fill up the gaps or missing between smeared or faded texts that are otherwise not cleared.

The team is currently focusing their efforts to read some of the ancient Hebrew texts, but the program will be used for any writing or language.

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World Is Celebrating 400th Anniversary Of Galileo’s Telescope Today

Posted on 25 August 2009

Right 400 hundred years back, on August 1609, the renowned Italian Galilie Galileo – legend in astronomy and philosophy – showed Venetian merchants his new invention – a telescope. He was not aware of that his invention will bring a whole of trouble for him besides giving him immortality in science history.

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If you rememer dial up, you’ll Love This…

Posted on 06 May 2009

A small flash file making sounds of a dial up modem connecting

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24 Most Under-rated Websites of 2009

Posted on 27 April 2009

Our Editors Present the list of top 24 websites which excited a lot; and now we are looking at where will they take us in 2009.

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How to Achieve Online Anonymity in 10 minutes

Posted on 28 March 2009

You must remember that even though Internet connects you to the world, it can expose you to the world as well. What most innocent web users don’t realize is that anonymity is the best policy when using the internet. Initially, it’s a great feeling to see your name pop up when you search it on Google, but what you don’t realize is that, that Stumbleupon photo blog that was automatically generated when you added your ratings to that nude photo has also made it to all the search engines. Similarly, your funny home movies, your age, your personal information that you carelessly added to your MySpace or Facebook or other social networking profiles all becomes public information for anyone who wants to see it.

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30 Failed Predictions About Future of Technology

Posted on 23 March 2009

Same is true in technology world as well. Many people from technology world has been predicting, but most of the predictions were cause of a laugh when that time came and prediction turned false. Following is a list of 30 best predictions which never came true. Lets know about them.

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Almost Every file format computers can read

Posted on 24 February 2009

Ever had a file with strange extension and wondered what this file is all about and how to open this file. here I compiled a list of almost all file formats that computers can read. please let me know if there is another file format out there that I have missed. I will be happy to learn and include that in this mega list of file extensions. You may like to use Crtl + F (search feature) to find about the specific file extension you are looking for.

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Flashback: 80 MB Hard disk for $12K was Cheap!

Posted on 18 January 2009

The other day, I was clearing the attic and found some really old computer magazines. May be they are my uncle’s. During next few day’s I would be sharing some interesting pieces from those no so long ago IT and computer industry. The buzz words are similar. the Advert says.

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List of Free Operating Systems: Download Now!

Posted on 12 January 2009

There are an increasing number of equipment manufacturers and technology groups that provide operating systems (OS) for free personal and commercial use without any cost or fee. You are sometimes even free to use them, change their source code and redistribute them as well.

Like Anything that comes for free, do not expect fancy printed manuals and CD-ROMs and technical support. Yet you can count on the community that uses these OS to provide you support through chat rooms and forums and mailing lists.

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