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September 21, 2017

 

The internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that links devices across the world.

How Much Energy Does It Take To Run And Maintain The Internet?

The Internet is one of the most energy‑efficient means of communication.

May 13, 2014

 

Ray Tomlinson was also credited with first using the '@' symbol in emails.

QWERTYUIOP?

What did the inventor of email write in the first ever email message? (Hint: it's nothing terribly profound.)

December 20, 2005

 

Digital Infection

Computers are great tools, but they can also be mystifying. Sometimes a program will just stop working correctly for no apparent reason. It could just be a random glitch that can be solved by restarting the machine, but sometimes the solution is not so simple, especially if at the root of the problem lurks a computer virus. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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