the Scavenger Hunt questions

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1. Who was the creator of the infamous "love bug" computer virus?

Onel de Guzman
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2. Who invented the paper clip?

Johan Vaaler
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3. How did the Ebola virus get its name?

Ebola virus got its name from a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), in Africa, where it was first recognized.
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4. What country had the largest recorded earthquake?

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5. In computer memory/storage terms, how many kilobytes in a terabyte?

The terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte and terabyte refer to a collection of bytes stored in a computer. There are 1024 bytes in kilobyte, 1024 kilobytes in a megabyte, 1024 megabytes in a gigabyte and 1024 gigabytes in a terabyte. Although the above definitions are the accurate definitions, the terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte and terabyte also have a popular definition. A kilobyte is popularly referred to as 1000 bytes, a megabyte is popularly referred to as a million bytes, a gigabyte as billion bytes and a terabyte as a trillion.

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6. Who is the creator of email?

Ray Tomlinson
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7. What is the storm worm, and how many computers are infected by it?

The "Storm" worm computer virus/botnet/trojan horse/malware extravaganza got its name from its first method of transmission -- an e-mail attachment with the subject line: "230 dead as storm batters Europe."
The Storm worm, termed Nuwar by
Microsoft but popularly referred to as Storm, was first identified in January 2007. Within one week of it's discovery, the worm had successfully infected over one million personal computers.
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8. If you wanted to contact the prime minister of australia directly, what is the most efficient way?

Use email.

9. Which Brisbane-based punk band is Stephen Stockwell (Head of the School of Arts) a member of?

Associate Professor Stephen Stockwell is the head of the School of Arts on Griffith University's Gold Coast campus where he lectures in journalism, public relations and new technologies. Previously he worked as a journalist at 4ZZZ, JJJ and Four Corners, as a Press Secretary for various state and federal MPs and as a freelance video producer and film publicist. His writing credits include songs for Brisbane punk band Black Assassins, articles and short stories for the Cane Toad Times and a play on the 1982 Commonwealth Games for the Popular Theatre Troupe banned by the Queensland Education Department in the Bjelke-Petersen years. His academic research interests include political campaigns, investigative journalism, new communication technologies and "trash" culture such as Big Things and the Power Puff Girls. His book on political campaign strategy is presently under negotiation with publishers."
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10. What does the term "Web 2.0" mean in your own words?

Web 1.0 was mainly a publishing medium, Web 2.0 offers more flexibility and interactivity. Instead of static pages, Web 2.0 offers interactive sites that are more like simple desktop applications - or, indeed, are online versions of simple desktop applications.
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I’m not sure I was correct, but I‘ve tried my best to do it.

**I guess they use the key words.

**In the top of my search result, there are key words which I tried to find and the number of the search result.

**I usually use “Google”. I was taught use it to do search when I need to do search online.