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The First Website
http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html is the first website and is still live today. It was made live on August 6, 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee and dedicated World Wide Web project, it ran on a NeXT computer at CERN.
30,000 websites are hacked every day
Cybercriminals use highly effectual computer programs to identify vulnerable websites. All this is done by with non-human interventions like bots and crawlers so that it can be identified and hacked easily.
Internet on Mt. Everest
Everest is connected now! Ncell network of Nepal has installed a high-altitude 3G base station at 5,200 meters. The station will provide a signal even at the highest earth point at 8,848 meters at Mt. Everest. It will provide 3G service and call network at the peak of Mt. Everest.
61.5% of all internet traffic is caused by Internet bots
This is really weird but humans are responsible for only about 39% of all internet traffic on an average day. It is estimated that the rest of the traffic, that is nearly two-thirds of all internet website traffic is caused by non -humans like internet bots and malware.
The Internet weighs 56.699 gms
Have you ever wondered how much of a gigantic amount of data we have on the internet? As in 2016, driving the internet takes 50,000,000 horsepower to just run and has a mind boggling 5 million TB of data. Amazingly all of this colossal data weighs no more than a strawberry! Physicist Russell Seitz found in his study that 5 million TB data live on the internet weighs less than 57 grams!
The Deep Web – 500 times larger than the common Internet
Unknown to most, there is a bigger and better part of the Internet, which is not connected with the general internet which we use. It’s called ‘The Deep Web’. It is at least 500 times bigger than our known net capability and the websites there are entirely anonymous and one can surf those anonymously.
It takes 8 billion electrons to produce 1 Email message
According to a study by Michael Stevens and Vsauce, a 50 Kb email message uses the footprint of 8 billion electrons. That’s 8, 000, 000, 00 – a really big number for our little email!
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