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 equations.
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.
3. The first bug in a computer was a dead moth found shorting a relay in the Harvard Mark II computer.
4. The first hard drive was created in 1979 and could hold 5MB of data.
5. The first ever registered domain name was Symbolics.com for free on 15 March 1985..
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.
7. The first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by Martin Cooper, a former Motorola inventor.
8. A normal human blinks 20 times a minute, whereas, a computer user blinks only 7 times a minute!.
9. Windows doesn’t allow for creation of folders tagged CON, PRN, AUX, or NUL.These are keywords reserved by DOS.
10. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.
11. The bestselling electrical gadget in history is Nokia 1100.
12. The first virus Brain was written in 1986 by the Farooq Alvie brothers.