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Friday, 7 March 2014

Most Interesting Computer facts

Here is a collection of 25 Most Interesting
Computer Facts featuring Funny Computer Facts,I
nternet facts,virus facts and more Computer Fun
Facts.
1. 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked
women
2. Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is
‘Crash Course’!
3. Bill Gates house was designed using a
Macintosh computer.
4. By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17
billion devices connected to the Internet.
5. Domain names are being registered at a rate of
more than one million names every month.
6. E-mail has been around longer than the World
Wide Web.
7. For every ‘normal’ webpage, there are five porn
pages.
8. In the 1980s, an IBM computer wasn’t
considered 100% compatible unless it could run
Microsoft Flight Simulator*.
9. MySpace reports over 110 million registered
users. Were it a country, it would be the tenth
largest, just behind Mexico.
10. One of every 8 married couples in the US last
year met online.
11. The average 21 year old has spent 5,000 hours
playing video games, has exchanged 250,000 e-
mails, instant and text messages and has spent
10,000 hours on the mobile phone.
12. The average computer user blinks 7 times a
minute, less than half the normal rate of 20.
13. The first banner advertising was used in 1994.
14. The first computer mouse was invented by
Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of
wood.
15. The first domain name ever registered was
Symbolics.com.
16. The world’s first computer, called the Z1, was
invented by Konrad Zuse in 1936. His next
invention, the Z2 was finished in 1939 and was the
first fully functioning electro-mechanical computer.
17. There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people
on the Internet.
18. There are approximately 1.06 billion instant
messaging accounts worldwide.
19. While it took the radio 38 years, and the
television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide
Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users.
20.70% of virus writers work under contract for
organized crime syndicates.
21.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.
22.The worst MS-DOS virus ever, Michelangelo
(1991) attacked the boot sector of your hard drive
and any floppy drive inserted into the computer,
which caused the virus to spread rapidly.
23.A virus can not appear on your computer all by
iself. You have to get it by sharing infected files or
diskettes, or by downloading infected files from the
Internet.
24. Country with the highest percentage of net
users is Sweden (75%).
25. The first popular web browser was called
Mosaic and was released in 1993

FIDA HUSSAIN

I am Fida Hussain,a computer student from Pakistan. Right from the day one I was introduced to computers,I had a passion for Hacking and Information security. So,I started this blog in 2012 to share my views and ideas with the world.

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