10 Interesting Computers Facts

  1. Only about 10% of the world’s currency is physical money, the rest only exists on computers.
  2. Doug Engelbart invented the first computer mouse in around 1964 which was made of wood.
  3. There are more than 5000 new computer viruses are released every month.
  4. Around 50% of all Wikipedia vandalism is caught by a single computer program with more than 90% accuracy.
  5. The password for the computer controls of nuclear tipped missiles of the U.S was 00000000 for eight years.


  6. Approximately 70% of virus writers are said to work under contract for organized crime syndicates.
  7. HP, Microsoft and Apple were all started in a garage.
  8. The first microprocessor created by Intel was the 4004. It was designed for a calculator, and in that time nobody imagined where it would lead.
  9. Genesis Device demonstration video in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan was the the first entirely computer generated movie sequence in the history of cinema. That studio later become Pixar.
  10. The house where Bill Gates lives, was designed using a Macintosh computer.

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