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A computer as powerful as the human brain would be able to perform about 38 thousand trillion operations per second and hold about 3,584 terabytes of memory.

Brain Computer

Computer Science

The U.S. used 00000000 as the password for its computer controls of nuclear tipped missiles for eight years.

Missile

Computer Science


Although 95% of letters are sorted by computers, the Post Office still employs people to decipher addresses that are too messy for the computers to understand.

Letters

Computer Science


The first entirely computer generated movie sequence in cinema history was the Genesis Device demonstration video in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The studio that made the scene would later become Pixar.

Genesis Effect

Computer Science


MIT has developed a computer software that can identify and distinguish a real smile from a smile of frustration.

Fake Smile

Computer Science


CAPTCHA is an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”

CAPTCHA

Computer Science

The first actual computer “bug” was a dead moth which was stuck in a Harvard Mark II computer in 1947.

Computer Bug

Computer Science


TYPEWRITER is the longest word that you can write using the letters only on one row of the keyboard of your computer.

Typewriter

Computer Science


Doug Engelbart invented the first computer mouse in around 1964.  It was made of wood.

Doug Engelbart

Computer Science


There are more than 5000 new computer viruses are released every month.

Computer Virus


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