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Random Computer Facts
There are 54 Random Computer Facts!
20 years ago, there were only 130 websites, Google wasn't around, and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP.
CAPTCHA stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart".
E-mail has been around longer than the World Wide Web.
The four ghosts in Pac-Man are programmed to act differently: red chases you, pink just tries to position itself in a set way, blue tries to ambush you and orange is random.
The first banner advertising was used in 1994.
On eBay, there are an average of $680 worth of transactions each second.
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.
80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
The domain name www.youtube.com was registered on February 14, 2005.
You can't block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
The ‘@’ sign is centuries old, and was used in Europe to denote a unit of weight (the “arroba”) equivalent to 25 lbs.
There are approximately 1.06 billion instant messaging accounts worldwide.
The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.
There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.