Random Computer Facts
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1 Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'!
2 CAPTCHA stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart".Picture1 Ref
3 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
4 It would take 76 work days (8 hours a day) for the average person to read the Terms and Conditions they agree to in a year.Picture1 Ref
5 The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
6 Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.
7 Computer programming is currently one of the fastest growing occupations.
8 If you opened up the case of the original Macintosh, you will find 47 signatures. One for each member of Apple's Macintosh divison as of 1982.
9 On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
10 On eBay, there are an average of $680 worth of transactions each second.
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 first webcam was used in 1991 by Cambridge researchers for checking the coffee pot without leaving their desks.Picture1 Ref
13 HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple have one thing in common – apart from the obvious that they are IT companies. They were all started in garages.
14 The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.
15 MySpace reports over 110 million registered users. Were it a country, it would be the tenth largest, just behind Mexico.
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