Some mind blowing facts about Computers

Here I’ve shared some of the mind blowing facts about computers I found over the internet.

 

1.  Russian scientist Vladimir Lukyanov built a computer ran water, it was the world’s first computer for solving partial differential equationsGardens as Crypto-Water-Computers

Gardens as Crypto-water-computers

 

2. Konrad Zuse is the inventor of the first programmable computer in the world. He did it in 1936 and named the computer as Z1.  Konrad Zuse

first programmable computer

 

 

3. The first bug in a computer was a dead moth found shorting a relay in the Harvard Mark II computer. Computer

first computer bug

 

 

4. The first hard drive was created in 1979 and could hold 5MB of data.The History Of The Hard Drive

first hard drive

 

5.  The first ever registered domain name was Symbolics.com for free on 15 March 1985. http://symbolics.com/ .

 

6.  Only 8 percent of the world’s currency exists as physical cash. rest exists only on a computer hard drive, in electronic bank accounts around the world.  Forms of Currency: Electronic – How Currency Works

electronic money

 

 

7. The first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by Martin Cooper, a former Motorola inventor. 40 years of the mobile phone: Top 20 facts

first mobile phone

 

8. A normal human blinks 20 times a minute, whereas, a computer user blinks only 7 times a minute!.

Human eye vs. computer screen (Who is winning?) | CompuType IT Solutions

eye blinks computer

 

 

9. Windows doesn’t allow for creation of folders tagged CON, PRN, AUX, or NUL.These are keywords reserved by DOS. Page on complex.com

folders not allowed in windows

 

10. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.

Nomophobia

 

11. The bestselling electrical gadget in history is Nokia 1100.

40 years of the mobile phone: Top 20 facts

 

nokia 1100

 

12. The first virus Brain was written in 1986 by the Farooq Alvie brothers. Brain (computer virus)

brain computer virus

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