Tech Trivia

Tech Trivia: “A Thousand Songs In Your Pocket”

Around this time 22 years ago on October 23 2001, Steve Jobs promised to give people “A Thousand Songs In Their Pocket”. His timing couldn’t have been better because at the time, Apple was primarily known for its computers and was struggling financially.

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Tech Trivia: Halloween, Early AI and Ghosts…?

AI isn’t something that’s just emerged in the last couple of years. Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde had distinct personalities and if these names sound familiar it’s because they were the four ghosts that chased Pac-Man around his maze, each with different styles of trying to catch him, a kind of ‘AI’.

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Tech Trivia: ‘Stooky Bill’

In days gone by, a Scottish person with a broken appendage might well have said their arm or leg was held in a ‘stooky’ (or ‘stookie’) which meant a plaster-cast.

But what on earth has that got to do with tech?

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Tech Trivia: 25 Years of Google

You probably know that Google was incorporated 25 years ago, in September 1998. But do you know some of the notable acquisitions that they’ve made since then? You may be surprised!

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