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20 Interesting Facts About Computer and Internet Technology



20 Interesting Facts About Computer

Now Computer and Internet is part of our daily life. However, In this article, I give you a list of an amazing 20 Interesting Facts About Computer and Internet Technology.

20 Interesting Facts About Computer and Internet Technology:


  1. An Operating system is an interface Between the User and the Computer Hardware.
  2. Some popular Operating Systems are DOS, UNIX, Linux, Windows, Mac OS, etc.
  3. The Computer is a Data Processing Machine.
  4. The Internet was originally developed by the US Department of Defence.
  5. FAT 32 and NTFS are the two major file systems in Microsoft Windows.
  6. Website files in servers, which are powerful Computers. However, the website contains pages called Web pages.
  7. The Collection of all websites is called World wild web or WWW.
  8. Hypertext was first coined by Ted Nelson in the 1960s.
  9. MS Excel from Version 8 to 11 could handle 65,536 rows and 256 columns but later Version 12 can Handle 10,48,576 rows and 16,384 columns.
  10. HTML is a markup language. So It is used to create Web pages. In addition, it uses commands called Tags.
  11. Text editors are used to composing HTML documents. However, HTML documents are viewed in Web browsers.
  12. Speed of Computer (clock speed) is measured in Hertz(Hz).
  13. Speed of Morden Processors is often measured in Gigahertz(GHz).
  14. The Speed of Communication over a data channel is measured in ‘Baud’.
  15. DHCP or Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is a network management protocol used on TCP/IP networks. So automatic and central management for the distribution of IP addresses within the Network.
  16. Data Encryption Standard (DES) is an implementation of a Feistel Cipher. So it uses a 16 round Feistel structure and the block size is 64 bits.
  17. Gateway is Used to connect two different networks using different Protocols.
  18. A Half byte is known as ‘Nibble’.
  19. Internet Society was formed in 1992 to promote the use of the Internet.
  20. IAS stands for Internet Application Software also known as Browsers.

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