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Complete Information About Computer

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In this article we are going to learn Complete Information About Computer.  The word ‘computer’ is derived from the English verb ‘compute’. COMPUTER is the calculation of numbers. Fifty years ago, when the word computer came into vogue, computers were mainly used to convert numbers, but day by day many improvements were made in this device and recently computers have been used in many ways. E.g. Computers are being used not only to transmit information, to classify it, but also for sound production, filming and many other things. In short, a computer is a fast electronic device that accepts information, processes information according to instructions, and gives accurate answers.

Complete Information About Computer:

Computer History:

In our elementary education, we still use gemstones for counting numbers. In ancient China, the Abacus was used in Babylonian culture for counting numbers. The name of this device was Anolitil engine. In 1880, Dr. Hermann Hollerith, an American scientist, invented the punchcard system. He later started IBM Company (International Business Machine). In 1947, Howard University in the United States and IBM developed the world’s first electronics computer, called the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator. In 1947, the physics revolution led to the invention of the transistor. Transistor circuits have been used in computers since 1959. That is today’s computer. A computer can understand only 1 or 0 numbers. So computer data is calculated as follows.

Bit -Single Binary Digit (1 or 0) Byte 8 bits

Kilobyte (KB) 1,024 Bytes or » 8192 bits

Megabyte (MB) 1,024 Kilobytes

Gigabyte (GB) 1,024 Megabytes

Terabyte (TB) 1,024 Gigabytes

Petabyte (PB) 1,024 Terabytes

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