What are some surprising things related to technology?

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About 51% of Internet users are not humans. 51% of internet traffic is caused by bots. This is why you see the “I’m not a robot” checkbox on many websites.

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Most AI assistants are women. Siri, Google Assistant, Bixby, Cortana, and Alexa are all women. Studies have shown that people (both male and female) prefer female voice over male voice.

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The world’s most expensive food was two pizzas purchased using bitcoin. In 2010 a Florida man bought two pizzas using 10,000 bitcoins. In 2010 10,000 bitcoins were valued at $ 30, but today 10,000 bitcoins are worth millions of dollars!

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On 16 August 2013 Google crashed and remained closed for 5 minutes. As a result, 40% of the world’s Internet traffic is reduced. Google search, YouTube, Gmail, Google Drive, all were affected. Experts estimated that Google lost $ 500,000 in the incident.

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The first computer mouse was designed by Douglas Engelbert in 1964. He used two disks and wood to design the mouse. The original mouse had strings in the opposite direction that formed an obstacle to the hand while holding the mouse. Therefore, the wire was later mounted in the opposite direction.

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It is a wireless charging station on the back cover of a smartphone. This coil (round wire) is responsible for wireless charging.

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Nikhil Patil

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