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Beyond eastereggs, things you probably don’t know

… IT is everywhere, some interesting facts you probably don’t know or haven’t heard even while using IT/it for years, some kind of eastereggs as greatings from the creators behind

1337 – leetspeak for the digital natives

IPoAC

IP over Avian Carriers (IPoAC) is a proposal to carry Internet traffic via birds, an RFC 1149 at Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) from 01.04.1990

ping

the payload of an ICMP/ping request contains “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwabcdefghi”

cmd

install telnet-client as windows feature, open cmd and enter: telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl

wifi

set password to 2444666668888888, when someone ask’s for your password, tell him/her 12345678, but why? … it is calulated via 1*2,3*4,5*6,7*8

word

enter on a word file =rand(5,5) to generate random text

chrome

you know chrome’s offline easteregg and how to play online

you notice it when sites doesn’t load or videos can’t played… not at Firefox or IE google added in 2014 a little endless runner to chrome browser, the developer wrote about the idea – when your trying to load something and the connection suddenly stops – simply tab the screen or hit the spacebar –… Continue reading you know chrome’s offline easteregg and how to play online

“J”

on mobile you’ll receive emails containig an “J”, this is because outlook convert smilies in wingdings font, wich mobile display as a single letter J, K und L, instead of :), 😐 and 😦

firefox

enter “about:robots” in addres bar

google search

enter “(sqrt(cos(x))cos(400x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.4)(4-xx)^0.1″ in google search

facebook

the IPv6 address auf facebook is “2a03:2880:f003:c07:face:b00c::2″

bluetooth

the name is a homage to Harald Blauzahn, the logo is a monogram of his wiking runes

apple

amazon

there are lot clever 404 sites out there, but amazon’s favor the love of it’s employee’s dogs


there a lot more easter eggs everywhere! read all 101 best Easter eggs in tech history @stuff.tv