The first ever electrical experiment was done by a Greek philosopher named Thales of Miletus. He found that by rubbing amber against an animals fur it would attract stationary objects. This phenomenon was later named static electricity. Our word, ‘electricity’ comes from a Greek word, ‘elektron’ which means amber. There are many different ways to generate electricity. The most widely used method used to generate electricity is what is called electromagnetic induction. Electromagnetic induction is when a force of mechanical energy which is developed by a heat engine like hydroelectric power, wind power, tidal power, propels or forces an electrical generator to rotate and that in turn generates electricity. Most of the electricity produced all around the world is generated using this method. There are many different ways that a country produces it’s electrical power. Sometimes the method they use to create their electricity is based on whatREAD MORE!
The computer has changed from just being a technological gadget into a super technologically sophisticated personal must have item. There is basically nothing in our modern world that doesn’t rely on computers. People will need to be able understand all of the basic computer terms and what their meanings are if they want to stay up-to-date with the modern world. If you do not know the basic computer terms you can wind up looking look like a lost soul in the world of technology. Just about everything that we do in our lives these days relies on a computer in some way. Because of this a person must know the basic computer terms and their definitions. Listed below you’ll find some of the most useful computer terms and their definitions. We hope that after reading this article you may have learned some terms that you did not previouslyREAD MORE!
(EDIT – Updated) YouTube’s 1st ever video was uploaded on April 23rd 2005. It featured Jawed Karim who is one of YouTube’s founders. In the video he was at the San Diego zoo, since then YouTube has come quite a long way. Before the creation of YouTube back in 2005, people could easily send text, as well as photographs & other images as attachments to the email, but the sharing videos over the Internet was nothing that anyone could think of. However, thanks to Steve Chen, Jawed Karim & Chad Hurley 3 former employees of Paypal. These former Paypal employees are the brains that were behind YouTube‘s creation, and ever since YouTube was created, video sharing became very easy like never before. All that a YouTube website visitor needs to do is visit YouTube, search for any type of video & then sit back & enjoy the video. READ MORE!