Computer Science

The first computer weighed more than 27 tons.
The World Wide Web was created by Sir Tim Burner Lee in 1989.
Every day, over 350,000 new computer viruses are released.
A 15-year-old once hacked NASA.
Alan Turing is considered as father of modern computer science.
As of January 2021 there were 4.66 billion active internet users worldwide.
The first programmer-Ada Lovelace was the daughter of Lord Byron.
Intel´s first microprocessor was intended for a calculator.
The first harddrive was introduced in 1956. It held 5 MB of data.
The first computer bug was an actual bug.
There are about 700 programming languages, including esoteric coding languages. Some sources that only list notable languages still count up to and impressive 245 languages.
92% of the world´s currency exists only on computers
The first computer virus was a creeper created in 1971. Creeper was actually designed as a security test to see if a self-replicating program was possible.
The first computer mouse prototype was built in 1964.
The word “Typewriter” is the longest word you can type using only one row of the keyboard.
Computers operate on what is called a “binary code.” All of the software that runs them is written using only 0’s and 1’s.
Nearly 85% of email sent daily are spam mail.
Once eleven students have been expelled from a school in southern California for allegedly hacking teachers´ computers and changing their grades.
ENIAC was the first electronic computer.
Charles Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer.
The first domain name registered was It was registered March 15, 1985.
CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.
The QWERTY layout was not designed to slow the typist down, but rather to speed up typing.
The first hard disk drive to break the border of 1 GB was IBM 3380, which could store 2.52 GB and it s price ranged from $81,000 to $142,200.
Computer system developed at MIT can tell whether the smile is fake or real.
The computer in your cell phone today is million times cheaper and a thousands times more powerful and about a hundred thousands times smaller than the one computer at MIT in 1965.
The Tandy TRS-80 Model I computer radiated so much interference that, while playing games, an AM radio placed next to the computer could be used to provide sounds.
Trojan horse is any malware that misleads users of its true intent.
At sign (@) is used in email because it gives meaning to e-mail addresses (for example, user (at) and it is also rarely used icon.
As of March 2021 there are 1589 top-level domains.
The first commercially available programming language was FORTRAN (FORmula TRANslation), developed in 1956.
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