Forthright Flyer’s Techy Trivia

Test your knowledge about all things technology with Techy Trivia, a fun part of your Forthright Flyer!

This month’s trivia question and answer:


Q: Created in 1990, what was the name of the first internet search engine?

A: Archie
Short for “Archives,” Archie was an index of computer files stored on FTP websites and was developed by a student at McGill University in Montreal.


Q: When was the first portable computer made?

A: 1981.
The first portable computer, named Osborne 1, was made by the Osborne Company and designed by American engineer Lee Felsenstein. The computer weighed approximately 24 pounds. Read more here.


Look for more trivia in upcoming issues of the Forthright Flyer!