Tuesday, April 11, 2017

IT Quiz 146

Try to answer these questions and leave it in the comments 

1.What sign is this  in the internet world ?


2.If t.co is for Twitter, what is a.co for ?

3.X was a business partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen that existed in the 1970s. The objective was to read the raw data from roadway traffic counters and create reports for traffic engineers. The company had only modest success but the experience was important in the creation of Microsoft a few years later.What is X ?

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* X  is a Vietnamese independent video game developer founded in 2012.The company is best known for developing the 2013 mobile game Y which was released in May 2013 but received a sudden rise in popularity in early 2014.

* Few other games from X are Ninja: Assault (2013) , Shuriken Block (2013) , Droplet Shuffle (2013) and Smashing Kitty (2013)

Give X & Y


5.Old logo of which company ?


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* X began life as a video dating site dubbed "Tune In Hook Up," said to be influenced by HotorNot. The founding trio ultimately decided not to go that route.

* The inspiration for X  as we know it today is credited to two different events. The first was Karim's inability to find footage online of Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction," and the second when the other duo were unable to share video footage of a dinner party due to e-mail attachment limitations.

What is X ?

7.This is the first web banner ad, this is from whom ?


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* The term X  was coined in 1965  by Ted Nelson at the start of Project Xanadu. Nelson had been inspired by "As We May Think", a popular 1945 essay by Vannevar Bush.

* In the essay, Bush described a microfilm-based machine (the Memex) in which one could link any two pages of information into a "trail" of related information, and then scroll back and forth among pages in a trail as if they were on a single microfilm reel, and thus the term X

What is X?

9.Identify this person





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* X is the world's largest long-distance ridesharing community.Conceived in December 2003 by Frédéric Mazzella, and founded in 2006.

* Mazzella first came up with the idea in 2003 while trying to travel home for Christmas, during which he observed many empty car seats available but no way to access them.

What is X ?


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

IT Quiz 145

Try to answer these questions and leave it in the comments

1.In computing, X is a mapping from some domain (for example, a range of integers) to bits, that is, values which are zero or one. It is also called a bit array or X index.What is X ?

2.Simon Oxley designed the it as part of a usual routine of cranking out images for iStock. GitHub saw it, and wanted it, presumably under the notion that it can represent how complex code combines to create peculiar things, much like it except the CEO of GitHub called it an X, and it has been the X since.What is X ?

3.Developer logo of what ?

4.Samsung changed it recently for its new devices Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.The company collaborated with Jacob Collier, a Grammy Award-winning artist, to showcase a fresh new take on it.What is it ?

5.A X is a class of being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. In Old Norse sources, beings described as X dwell in isolated rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family units, and are rarely helpful to human beings.The Old Norse nouns X has various meanings  'fiend, demon, werewolf etc.Internet slang, a X is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting messaged in internet community.How do we know X in the Internet world ?

6.What prize is this ?

7.Which Data Science company founded by Anthony Goldbloom in 2010 was acquired by Google on 8 March 2017 to join their Google Cloud team and continue to be a distinct brand ?

8.Logo of which organization ?

9.which term is used by home stereo listeners, audiophiles and home audio enthusiasts to refer to high-quality reproduction of sound to distinguish it from the lower quality sound produced by inexpensive audio equipment, or the inferior quality of sound reproduction that can be heard in recordings ?

10.The history of the X  began with Eugene F. Lally of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who was thinking about how to use a mosaic photosensor to capture images.His 1961 idea was to take pictures of the planets and stars while travelling through space to give information about the astronauts' position.Steven Sasson invented the first X at Eastman Kodak in 1975.What is X?


Answers (Updated on 11th April 2017)

1.Bitmap
2.Octocat
3.Android O
4.Over the Horizon (default ringtone of Samsung phones)
5.Troll
6.TED Prize
7.Kaggle
8.IAMAI (Internet And Mobile Association of India)
9.Hi-Fi
10.Digital Camera