The very first Apple logo featured Sir Isaac Newton sitting underneath a tree, with an apple about to hit his head. The Newton logo was designed by the lesser-known Apple founder Ronald Wayne and was only used briefly in 1976.
The first stealth technology test failed. They couldn’t understand why until they noticed a bird sitting on the test object. They blew a loud horn, the bird flew off, and the test object disappeared from the radar screen showing stealth technology was a success
Los Angeles becomes first city in the world to control its street lighting through mobile and cloud-based technologies from Philips
Los Angeles becomes first city in the world to control its street lighting through mobile and cloud-based technologies from Philips. “LA has more LED street lights than any other city in America, with about 7,500 centerline miles,” said Ed Ebrahimian, director of the Bureau of Street Lighting for the City of Los Angeles.
When the first iPod prototype was shown to Steve Jobs, he dropped it in an aquarium and used the air bubbles to prove there was empty space and it could be made smaller
Bonus facts Forget concocting long, complicated passwords to protect your digital devices and the precious information you access on them. They’re too easy for hackers to crack and for you to forget. Just pop Motorola’s edible “authentication vitamin” pill and you can literally become the password. Motorola has developed an “edible password pill” swallowed once…
Bonus Facts Bionic eye also called a Bio Electronic eye is the electronic device that replaces functionality of a part or whole of the eye. Second Sight named the device after one of the baddest monsters in Greek Mythology. An all-seeing giant with 100 eyes: some on his head and others on his body. He…
Bonus fact: Bill Gates left Harvard University in 1975 to fully devote himself to Microsoft. Did you know that Steve Jobs also was a college dropout?
Bonus fact: Steve Jobs admitted he never enjoyed school structure and preferred to learn in unconventional ways.
Bonus fact: …but continued his education by informally auditing classes