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.
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.
First man to invent a mouse in 1964 using wood was Douglas Engelbert.
Every month more than 5000 computer viruses are created..
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.
The longest word that you can write using only one row of the keyboard is TYPEWRITER.
The First Computer Weighed More than 27 Tons.
The most common passwords used in the world according to research are 123456 and 12345678.
Computer users blinks only 7 times a minute.
“CAPTCHA means Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”.
Larry Tesler developed “Cut and paste” in 1981.
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.
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
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.
The first ever hard disk drive could hold only 5MB of data and was made in 1979.