Computer generated bitmap graphics were first produced at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center. In fact, a number of computer related technologies and inventions have come out from PARC including Ethernet, GUI, and even the personal computer.
Though the digital data on the Internet resides on millions of interconnected servers, the net itself is just data transfer which takes place by electrons and radio waves. Russell Seitz, a physicist, tried to find the weight of the Internet based on this. His calculations, using Einstein's famous e = mc2 formula, revealed that the mighty Internet weighs as much as a strawberry. [more...]