Posts Tagged ‘Trivia’


July 29, 2008

Trivia Question

Our latest trivia question was inspired by the recent ICANN vote to allow the creation of new Internet domain names.

Was Michigan State University always MSU.EDU ?



July 17, 2008

Trivia Question

Lawrence Von Tersch presents award to student

Lawrence Von Tersch presents award to student

Dr. Lawrence W. Von Tersch was founding director of the MSU computer lab and Dean of the College of Engineering from 1968-1989. Von Tersch is distributing prizes in this 1976 photo.

What was the occasion?



July 8, 2008

Trivia Question

The Digital Equipment Corporation VAX mainframe debuted in 1986. What was the Vax’s name?


Cyber 750 word length

June 24, 2008

June 24 Trivia Question

Multiple choice: What was the architectural word length on the Cyber 750?
a. 8 bits
b. 16 bits
c. 32 bits
d. 64 bits
e. None of the above


General computer science trivia

June 22, 2008

June 22 Trivia Question

Who is credited with inventing the term “bug”?


June 19, 2008

June 19 Trivia Question

Who are the two people in the photo below?  What are they doing?

Testing MISTIC


Graduate program in computer science

June 17, 2008

June 17 Trivia Question

In what year did Michigan State University first offer graduate level courses in computer science?