Top 51 Weird Computer Facts, Interesting As Well

Various Interesting Computer Facts That You Want To Know

Weird computer facts

When it comes to know about computer’s technology and facts, it’s always lesser you know. So, if you are willing to know such weird computer facts that seems a beet weird still interesting as well. Take a look on such facts here through this article.

  • ENIAC was the first developed electronic computer that has weighted around 27 tons and used a massive 1800sf of space to work.
  • The first electro mechanical computer was developed in the year 1939..
  • First HDD (Hard Disk Drive) was made in 1979, and was able to store the user’s data only under 5MB. Really a weird capacity.
  • In 1964, the first ever computer mouse was made by Doug Engelbart using wood.
  • The Dirty Dozen, 12 engineer’s group had developed the first IBM computers.
  • Around more than 30 thousand of websites get hacked each day.
  • 80% of sent emails daily are spams.
  • The founder of Microsoft Mr. Bill Gates was a college dropout and his house was designed using a Mac computer.
  • The first original name of widely used Windows operating system was ‘Interface Manager’, which was altered later..
  • More than 6000s of viruses are developed every month just to make fool of us.

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  • The first hard disk to store just 1GB of data was made in 1980, which was priced $40,000 and weighted 550 pounds.
  • Using the keys of first row of your computer’s keyboard, the longest word you can type is ‘Typewriter’.
  • Around only 8% of world’s currency is available in physical state, while the rest of the currency are just on computers.
  • IBM 5120 was the heaviest and largest computer made ever which weighted 105 pounds and its floppy drive itself weighted 130 pounds.
  • According to a survey conducted in 2012, more than 17 billions of devices were connected to the internet.
  • The first microprocessor for calculator was developed by Intel and the model number was 4004.
  • If a computer gets powered with human brain, it would be able to store around 3580TB of data, and can calculate around more than 38 thousand trillion of operations in a second.
  • The computer controls of nuclear missiles of US has used ‘00000000’ as password for total 8 years.
  • Widely renowned companies named HP, Microsoft, and Apple, trio has started their business in a garage first.
  • Around 1 million new domains are registered every month.
  • 20% of total online viruses are released by organized crime units.
  • The first Nvidia graphics card named GeForce 6800 was built using 222 million transistors.
  • You might have seen CAPTCHA, but the term stands for “Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers & Humans Apart.”
  • The first computer with ability to work under water was developed by Russians in 1936.
  • NASA’s computers were once hacked by a 15 year old boy, and the computers taken total of 21 days to shut down completely. The same boy even hacked Pentagon Weapons computer too.
  • In 1947, the first computer bug was found which was actually a dead moth stucked in harvard mark II computer.
  • Mosaic’ was the first internet browser in 1993 to allow users browsing the internet.
  • Sweden has the most number of internet users all over the world with highest of 75% total population of this country.
  • The first domain never was ‘’
  • There’s around more than 1,319,872,109 people is currently connected to the internet.
  • The famous phrase ‘World Wide Web’ was first coined in 1990 by Tim Berners Lee.
  • There’s around more than 1.06 billion of IM (Instant Messaging) accounts all over the globe..
  • 80% of all pictures available over the internet are of nude women.
  • On Youtube, around 10 hourse of videos are getting uploaded every minute.
  • Originally, a printed book seller company known as Amazon, are now selling more e-books than printed ones.
  • Just 450 million of people out of total 1.8 billion users connected to the internet, only can speak English.
  • The existence of Emails was even there before the World Wide Web arrived.
  • The tech giant Google utilizes around 15 billion KWH of electricity per year, which is more than a number of countries. But the company generates its own power in a lot number with its solar panels.
  • Domain registrations was free before 14th of September 1995.
  • According to a claim by Google, the whole internet today has around 5 million terabytes of data and the Google search engine has just crawled 0.04 % of alll till now.
  • Average computer users blinks their eyes only for 7 times, that is less than half of 20 times which should be blinked normally.
  • For many users, it’s a desire to reduce consumption of internet, and that’s not simple for them at all.
  • Microsoft had developed such a computer worm which would gain access on XP based PCs, connect to Microsoft server to download a patch to close the same vulnerability which the worm used to assail inside computer, delete the worst reputed Blaster worm if present there, and destroy itself.
  • A hacker’s group called UGNazi has hacked and put down Papa John’s website as the company took more 2 hours than expected to deliver food.
  • It happened to be the worst breach to US military computers when someone picked an infected memory stick with foreign intelligence agency virus, found in the parking lot, and connected it to their computer which was attached to United States Central Command.
  • In China, has a huge fan-base because this search engine brings the search terms printed in reverse, and the Chinese governement’s search filters failed to detect it.
  • A single program has caught around 55% of all Wikipedia vandalism with 90% of accuracy.
  • IMDb comes under the list of one of the oldest website which has began on Usenet in 1990 as a collection of ‘actresses with beautiful eyes.’

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  • The 3 former employees of widely renowned financial website Paypal has founded YouTube.
  • The woman who yielded her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when the duo were creating Google, became the CEO of Youtube.
  • The globally renowned company’s name Lenovo means ‘New Legend’. The term ‘Le’ stands for Legend, while the rest ‘Novo’ stands for new.

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