Real Truth of Computers

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There are lost of real truth facts of computer since they were invented. Today, they are being used almost everywhere. Lets find out a few truth of computers which is real.

Computers Real Truth

  • Computer
  • Hard Drive

  • Software
  • Code Language

  • Internet

  • Other


Computer

  1. The first electro mechanical computer, developed in 1936’s and named was Z1 invented by Konrad Zuse, and Z2 is the next invention in 1939 with the first fully functioning electronic mechanical computer.
  2. The first computer, constructed in 1964, was made out of wood by Doug Engelbart.
  3. One of the Largest computer manufacturer Hewlett Packard was first started in a garage at Palo Alto in 1939 year.
  4. The average computer user blinks seven times a minute, the normal rate is twenty times per minute.
  5. The Apple Lisa 1983, was the first commercial computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) and a mouse.
  6. In 1822, Charles Babbage created the first computer.
  7. The engineers who developed the IBM PC were known as “The Dirty Dozen”

Hardware

  1. The first hard drive was created in 1979 and could hold 5MB data.
  2. The longest word which can be typed with only left hand side of the keyword is ” stewardesses” which means ‘ a woman flight attendant’.
  3. CD’s, or Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, which is the reverse of how records work.
  4. Alaska is the only state in America that can be typed on one row of a traditional English QWERTY keyboard.
  5. In 1932 Professor August Dvorak created the Dvorak keyboard, which was made to be superior to the standard QWERTY keyboard.
  6. Doug Engelbart created the very first computer mouse from wood in 1964.
  7. Christopher Sholes invented the QWERTY keyboard in 1868.

Software

  1. The 30th of November is known as “Computer Security Day”.
  2. Skype is banned from the public in China.
  3. The Name “Macintosh” Was Inspired by an Apple with the name “mcintosh”.
  4. 70% of virus writers work under contract for organized crime syndicates.
  5. A program named “Rother J” was the first computer virus to come into sight “in the wild” — that is, outside the single computer or lab where it was created.

Code Language

  1. Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh Computer.
  2. The creators of the PNG file format wanted it to be pronounced as ‘ping’.

Internet

  1. The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
  2. U.S. President Bill Clinton’s inauguration in January 1997 for the first to be webcast.
  3. Sweden has the highest percentage for using internet is around 75%.
  4. Till 14th September 1995 domain registration was free.
  5. Radio took  38 years to reach people, while Television took in 13 years and Word Wide Web took only 4 years to reach millions of the people.
  6. In 1993 Mosaic was the first popular web browser .
  7. Firefox logo is actually a red panda, not a fox. The English word for red panda is ‘Firefox’ which is where the browser gets its name from
  8. 5 out of every 6 internet pages are porn related.
  9. Tim Berners-Lee coined the phrase ” World Wide Web”.
  10. Did you know that Email was already around before the World Wide Web came?
  11. The first White House website was launched during the Clinton-Gore administration on October 21, 1994.

Other

  1. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft was a college drop out.
  2. Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh Computer.
  3. The word robot comes from the Czech “robota“. This translates into forced labour, or work.
  4. The first ever VCR, which was made in 1956, was the size of a piano!
  5. The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
  6. The first camera need 8 hours to you to sit still while taken the picture.
  7. ‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word which can be typed with only the left hand.
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