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    Question What does the USB symbol mean?

    What does the USB symbol mean?


    What do the vector, circle and square stand for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NC
    What does the USB symbol mean?


    What do the vector, circle and square stand for?
    that it plugs in "universally"
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    It's an symbol for end-users to identify with. The square, circle, and triangle, just represent the different components that the bus will connect. Nothing mystical about it. No deeper meaning here, although I'm sure some tinfoil wearing psycho, will come up with something.
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    its all a conspiracy maaaannnnnnnn!

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    Oh yeah to top it all off, the three symbols stem outwards from the main line. That represents a serial connection, if it was parallel there would be three seperate lines for each of the symbols.
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    "The USB logo was modeled to resemble the Dreizack (Neptune's Trident) but with different shapes representing all sorts of devices that can be joined together. The designer basically saw that the icon had three triangles at the top, so he turned it into a triangle, a square, and a circle."
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrDigital
    "The USB logo was modeled to resemble the Dreizack (Neptune's Trident) but with different shapes representing all sorts of devices that can be joined together. The designer basically saw that the icon had three triangles at the top, so he turned it into a triangle, a square, and a circle."
    Its interesting you should say that. I found a different history and meaning behind it.

    "Created in part by Al Gore this symbol details the three pronged attack on earth and where it will come from. The very fact that they stamped this on every computer shows us the level of their arrogance that no one will ever discover their plans."



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    Quote Originally Posted by Mancora
    Its interesting you should say that. I found a different history and meaning behind it.

    "Created in part by Al Gore this symbol details the three pronged attack on earth and where it will come from. The very fact that they stamped this on every computer shows us the level of their arrogance that no one will ever discover their plans."


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