Based on survey in Metro newspaper from 17 September 1999 a group of people were asked about their opinion on recent events. In a survey about stolen personal data of a Czech saving bank, sold on internet by a unhappy employee, the answer of Vera Pohlova, retiree, was “These affairs only annoy everyone. I would ban all those computers and internet.” Over years she has become a known internet celebrity, despite her hate of the internet.
I just discovered a funny translation error on http://www.translate.google.com/. Please try it out yourself (as long as it works). Translate following sentence: “vylet do bratislavy” from Slovak to English. Correctly translated in English this is “trip to Bratislava”. What is the translation according to Google translate: “Trip to Prague” :-))) Find a screenshot below of the result:
8.001.430 downloads within 24 hours and I have been a small part of it. Here is the proof 🙂
“Mobilizing over 8 million internet users within 24 hours is an extremely impressive accomplishment and we would like to congratulate the Mozilla community for their hard work and dedication.” said Gareth Deaves, Records Manager for Guinness World Records.