Simple Saturday 7 : Project Scorpio VR, Indian literacy & Twitter SMS

By | December 3, 2016

Why does Ctrl-S crash PuTTY?

It’s a throwback to the old days and apparently stops the transfer connection. Ctrl-Q should continue it. (Source)

How much beef does America produce internationally?

19% is the leading producer of beef, internationally. (Source)

How long will it take before consoles start doing virtual reality?

Next year. Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will have virtual reality.  (Source)

What country has the highest sea to land ratio?

Marshall Islands  (Source)

What percentage of India is literate?

72% (Source)

Is SMS-only Twitter service still available?

Originally, Twitter started as an SMS service. It’s still available!

Who was the first black senator?

Hiram Rhodes Revels 1870-1871 (Source)

How much does it cost to imprison someone?

The average is $31,306 per year. (Source)

Who was the leading anti suffragist?

A lot of people know Susan B Anthony as a pre-eminent suffragist, but Josephine Jewell Dodge is a pre-eminent anti-suffragette. (Source)

 

 

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