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Technology Fun Facts

Have you ever wondered who was the first person or company to have invented the printers to use or the car you drive today?

Get to know some interesting and surprising fun facts about the technology of our days. Prepare to be amazed!

Technology Fun Facts

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Theodore H. Maiman discovered the lasers in 1960 at Hughes Research Laboratories. Through a process of optical amplification, lasers emit light.
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Amazon that we know was initially named Cadabra, Inc in 1994 when it was formed by Jeff Bezos. The first product that was sold was books.
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English physicist and mathematician James P Joule was the first to discover the healing effect of current. The unit Joule is thus named after him.
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German engine designer Carl Benz was the first one to patent his Benz Patent Motorcar in 1885. He is also known as Karl Friedrich Benz.
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Benjamin Franklin is credited with having discovered electricity. However, the Greek mathematician Thales is regarded as the first researcher in electricity.
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8 bits together make a byte. A bit is a binary digit and can hold only one value, either 1 or 0.
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The inventor of the clothes iron is considered to be Thomas Sears. In 1926, the first commercial steam iron was made. But only in 1938, it became commercially successful.
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The Japanese company Epson made the first electronic printer in 1968. It was named EP-01. However, the first printer design was given by Charles Babbage.
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The desktop computer Lisa was developed by Apple in 1983. The use of graphical user interface we commonly use today was first seen in this computer.
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Since 1959. Honda, a Japanese company has been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer. It has its headquarters in Minato, Japan.

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