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Interesting & Funny Computer Facts

Some of these facts that I learned about are pretty cool, it’s almost like we are reliving “The Really Hard Question” I used to do play with you guys when I was the night DJ on WBKR, do you remember playing “The Really Hard Question?” Anyway here are some interesting computer facts – Enjoy!

The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood. 

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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. 

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TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

Hewlett Packard was started at a garage in Palo Alto in 1939.

Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.

One of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online.

There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.

This year there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.

The domain name www.youtube.com was registered on February 14, 2005.

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