Showing posts with label Human. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human. Show all posts

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Why Bill Gates is sorry for Clt+Alt+Delete Function?

According CNN, Bill Gates (Microsoft co-founder) expressed that the Control-Alt-Delete function originally used to get into Windows computers is an awkward maneuver. He stated on a panel at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum " If I could make one small edit, I'd make that a single key” He also stated “"We could have had a single button. But the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn't want to give us our single button," Gates said at a Harvard University event at the time*




 Source: http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/20/technology/bill-gates-control-alt-delete/index.html *

Who was the first women to receive a Doctorate of Science in INDIA?

Asima Chatterjee was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Science in India and her work
involved many breakthroughs in medicine.
Chatterjee was also given high honors in India. She received the Padma Bhushan, which is the third-highest award a civilian can receive in India. She was also appointed as a member of the upper house of Parliament. She continued her work with chemistry by founding and heading the chemistry department for Lady Brabourne College, starting a research institute and mentoring others.

Her Contributions: her work contributed to the development of treatments for epilepsy, malaria and chemotherapy *

Chatterjee died on Nov. 22nd, 20016. 



Related Video 
Sources: *http://time.com/4954667/google-doodle-september-23-asima-chatterjee/

Sunday, June 2, 2013

World's Tallest Man -Living




The tallest man living is
  •  Sultan K√∂sen Born: (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) 
Actual Height: 
  •   251 cm (8 ft 3 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 08 February 2011.
How many humans reaching 8 ft or more: 

  • Indeed, GWR only knows of 10 confirmed or reliable cases in history of humans reaching 8 ft or more.
  • Sultan also holds the records for widest hand span and largest feet on a living person.

How does he feel about his record? 
  • Speaking at the time of his entry into the Guinness World Records family he said: 'I never imagined I would be in the book, I dreamed about it, but it was still a huge surprise'.





Source: www.guinnessworldrecords.com. "TALLEST MAN - LIVING." [Online] 08 February 2011. <http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/size/tallest-man-living>.
Photo Credit: www.guinnessworldrecords.com. "TALLEST MAN - LIVING." [Online image] 08 February 2011. <http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/size/tallest-man-living>.

How many words are there in English?

Unfortunately, there's no exact count of the number of words in the English language because languages are flexible and expanding.