What do you get when you combine a sex-fixated Harvard doctor and a meeting of a World Health Organization in 1989? The world’s first ransomware strain.
Today, almost a century ago, the computer mouse was born. What you may not know is it was made by a man many once considered mad.
Any technology sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable from magic. And humanity has spent a great deal of time terrified of both. Even in 2017, many people are still suspicious of common household items, whose inner workings are mysterious and unexplained. This is a portentous list of thirteen technological terrors humanity has been afraid of. Read on, and
As you go to save your Word Document, you seek out a strangle little symbol in the corner. For millennials, it means ‘Save’, but the box-like shape holds no other meaning. They’ve seen it time and time again, in many different programs, but it’s just a shape. For anyone born a little earlier, the symbol is
It’s almost exactly 33 years ago to the day since Microsoft released its very first software application, Microsoft Word 1.0. And if you think it’s expensive now, you should have seen how much it cost back then. Hitting the shelves on November 29, 1983, Microsoft Word 1.0 was the first word processing program to truly
The storage devices used for backups and recovery have evolved a lot over the last 100+ years. In this infographic, we take a quick look into the history of backup storage, and where it may go in future. And there’s backup storage nostalgia aplenty – anybody else look back fondly on the Floppy Disk? Take