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20 Interesting Facts about Computers

Computers have changed our life so much in the past few decades.It
has made everything much easier & faster. Here are 20 interesting
facts about Computers.

The ENIAC computing system built in 1943 was 1000 times faster than any other computer model ever before.

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Sister-Mary-Kenneth-Keller

First woman to earn a PhD in computer science was Mary Kenneth Keller

Apple,Microsoft and H.P started building their computers from a garage.

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First man to invent a mouse in 1964 using wood was Douglas Engelbert.

Every month more than 5000 computer viruses are created..

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Apple-1 reliese

Apple-1 was the First ever computer released by Apple Inc in 1976.

The QWERTY layout keyboard was invented by Christopher Latham Sholes in the year 1874.

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The longest word that you can write using only one row of the keyboard is TYPEWRITER.

The First Computer Weighed More than 27 Tons.

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Common-password

The most common passwords used in the world according to research are 123456 and 12345678.

Computer users blinks only 7 times a minute.

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chaptcha

“CAPTCHA means Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”.

Larry Tesler developed “Cut and paste” in 1981.

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1st-virus

First ever Computer virus was developed in 1971.

The first 1 G.B. hard disk weighed over 550 pounds and came into existence in 1980.

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The first Computer programmer was a woman named Lady Ada Lovelace.

The name of the first computer virus that was developed in 1971 was The Creeper

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Internet-1960s

The Internet came into existence in the 1960s.

Only about 10% of the world’s currency is physical money, the rest only exists on computers.

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First-Harddisk-5MB

The first ever hard disk drive could hold only 5MB of data and was made in 1979.

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