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30 Most Interesting & Funny Facts About Computer

Posted by: Purushottam Thakur
Computers is the most needed things these days and it’s really plays the main role in our life. Almost every work can be done by a computer. Computer mainly used by students, researchers, traders and etc. I hope and sure you have also, but do you know there are many interesting facts and knowledge about computers. Maybe you already know some special facts but think if I will give you the 30 most funny and interesting facts, how do you feel? I hope you will feel something special. Right?
Interesting Facts About Computers

Okay! Just find out the most enjoyable facts and knowledge about computers. This is really interesting, and why not if they are listed at one place. Because you don’t have to search hours and spend your valuable time and internet connection. I hope you already aware about this little machine which is mostly used by youth generation. So you already known some facts about computer, thousands of facts are out there but I have collected only most interesting facts which will give you some extra knowledge. Some of them are like a joke which will really amaze you.
These below interesting facts will be surely produce some general knowledge for kids as for you. I have collected 30 facts which will make you think something, so just check out below the most interesting facts of computers.

The 30 most interesting facts of computers.

  1. The first computer mouse was made with wood in 1964 by Doug Engelbart. 
  2. Normally a human blinks around 20 times in a minute but only 7 times while using a computer. 
  3. The Dirty Dozen was the name of a 12 engineer’s group who developed the first IBM computer. 
  4. In 1939, the first electro mechanical computer was made/developed. 
  5. ENIAC was the first electronic computer which was weighed around 27 tons and it’s taken up space around 1800sf (square feet). 
  6. In 1979, the first of first hard disk/drive was made to store the user’s data and it could hold only data under 5MB. 
  7. I hope you are aware about viruses but do you know; more than 6 thousand viruses are made every month to make us fool. 
  8. Microsoft Windows, this is not an original name, the first original name was ‘Interface manager’ which was changed later. 
  9. More than 80% of the sent mails are spam on a daily term. 
  10. In 1980, the first hard disk was made to cover only 1GB of data and it was priced/rated of $40,000 means forty thousand dollars and its weighed was 550 pounds. 
  11. Bill Gates’ house was designed with help of a Macintosh computer. 
  12. 00000000, this was the password for the computer controls of nuclear missiles of the US for total 8 years. 
  13. Only 8% of the world’s currency is real physical money, the rest only exists in computers. 
  14. In 2012 survey, more than 17 billion devices were connected to the Internet. 
  15. Around 1 million new domains are in the way to be registered in next month and this happens every month. 
  16. NVidia GeForce 6800 Ultra video card is built with 222 million transistors. 
  17. Around 20% of total online viruses are released by organized crime units. 
  18. IBM 5120, the heaviest and largest computer ever made which was weighed around 105 pounds without floppy drive of 130 pounds. The heaviest desktop computer ever made was IBM 5120. 
  19. Microprocessor for calculator, the first of first microprocessor made by Intel Company and it was the model 4004. 
  20. The companies HP, Microsoft and Apple seems to be friends because they all were started their business in a garage at first. 
  21. Computer is powered with human brain, it would be able to calculate more than 38 thousand trillion operations in a second and it can hold around 3580TB (terabytes) of memory. 
  22. TYPEWRITER, this is the longest word that you can type only using first row of alphabets in your keyboard. 
  23. Do you know what CAPTCHA is? I hope you know that but do you know this is the abbreviation of 'Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart'. 
  24. The NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)’s computers were hacked and it caused 21 days of shutdown. This was done by a boy who was under 15 years old. He also hacked Pentagon Weapons computer. 
  25. In 1936, Russians were the first who made a computer that can be used in water. 
  26. Which one you using to browse the web Chrome, Firefox, Safari but in 1993, ‘Mosaic’ was the first popular web/internet browser. 
  27. Sweden, this is the country which is from the top most countries where highest 75% of peoples are Internet user. 
  28. Do you own a website or blog? ‘www.symbolics.com’, this was the first domain name ever. 
  29. There are around 1,319,872,109 peoples, currently using the Internet. 
  30. There are approximately more than 1.06 billion instant messaging id’s/accounts worldwide.

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