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Quiet Contemplation

I'm thinking this might make a nice little A4 screenprint ...

Great Techologies that failed!

1)X was originally developed by Apple and AOL. It included bulletin boards, support services, chat rooms, and even, eventually, a Web browser—powerful stuff for 1994.But Apple's then-CEO Michael Spindler decided not to market or advertise it, and charged high prices. Hence this promising service failed. Identify this technology?
2)X was a joint project between IBM and Microsoft, was very advanced(for that time).It was intended to be a multitasking, object-oriented replacement to the world of Windows. But Microsoft abandoned the project to IBM, and turned back to its own OS.It turned lucky for Microsoft and today we have Windows ! Id this project?
4)X was a WYSIWYG word processor application released along with the first Apple Macintosh systems in 1984. Together with MacPaint, it was one of the two original "killer applications" that propelled the adoption and popularity of the GUI.Identify  X ?
6)X was codenamed Peanut.It was manufactured by IBM.Time called its …

Quiz Time 107

1)X was a hoax article which was recently removed by Wikipedia.The article detailed the 17th century conflict between Portugal and India's Maratha Empire.After 5 years of featuring the piece Wikipedia has now admitted the mistake and removed the article. Identify X ?
2)X is a military technology first used during World War 2 by English allies to foil German attempts at jamming communications.The allies decided to transmit over several frequencies to avoid interception. X is in wide use today! Identify X ?
3)He is the founder of which company?
4)X was one of the first major, free webmail services.It was originally a product of Four11 Corporation and later acquired by Yahoo.Identify?
5)Identify this browser?

6Which Indian  website was established by Mukesh Bansal, Ashutosh Lawania, and Vineet Saxena in February 2007. It s an  Indian online shopping retailer of fashion and casual lifestyle products, and headquartered in Bangalore.Identify the site?


8)This technique produces the illusion…

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Tech Gears 2.0

Quiz time 106

1-The first message sent over the pioneering Arpanet was ‘login'. On which letter is the link said to have crashed? 2-In a novel marketing exercise, which brand launched a Facebook app that ‘whitens' your profile pic?

3-If Apple has iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab, then who is behind SpringBoard?
4-For AMD's Opteron server CPUs and platforms, cities related to which sporting team were used as codenames?

5-What is Pipe in context of Facebook?
6-In USA Alex Robertson was first credited with the development of first of its kind which didn't fulfil the work as its used now.Rolled out in the market as Bankograph. First placed in 1959 in the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington, Ohio.About which device am i talking about??
7-The Foundation was founded by Nokia, Sony Ericsson, NTT DoCoMo, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Vodafone, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, STMicroelectronics and AT&T. Due to a change in their device strategy, LG and Motorola left the Foundation boar…

Quiz Time 105

1.Identify this internet icon.

2.This is the image of the classic Intel 4004.What does the 'F.F' in the picture refer to?

3.What would you call a modified console used for non-gaming activities or other 'unofficial' purposes ?

4.Whom did Valve refer to as 'Ivan-The Space Biker' ?

5.Which two internet giants created a media player called 'Synapse 1.01' in their high school years?

6.What is the famous and badly translated catch phrase of the famous game Zero Wing ?

7.Which famous word traces it's origin to this play?

8.What in the world of Social Media was initially known as 'Burbn' ?

9.What that is found in the lands of Wakanda was used to make Captain America's shield ?

10.Hangar 18  and Area 51 are products from which company?