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Random Computer Facts
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Computer programming is currently one of the fastest growing occupations.
In the 1980s, an IBM computer wasn't considered 100 percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft Flight Simulator*.
The longest-running legal battle for a domain name is believed to be the fight for PETA.org. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sued People Eating Tasty Animals to obtain the name – the case spanned from 1995 to 2001.
There's a video game called "Lose/Lose" that deletes a random file on your computer every time you kill an enemy.
In October 1997, when Internet Explorer 4.0 was released, some Microsoft employees left a giant "From the IE team... We Love You" on Netscape's lawn.
CAPTCHA stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart".
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.
The Firefox mascot isn't actually a fox, but a red panda.