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Day: November 1, 2020

IT Network

Tech Trivia – Computers, IT Networks, and Technology

This blog will focus on the lighter side of IT Network. As everyone knows, technology and social media have become an integral part of our everyday lives. The following are some fun facts and a Tech Quiz to help keep you informed and amused. The definition of a computer is a machine that can be programmed to complete tasks and process information. There are many computers, including personal computers (desktops and laptops), workstations, mainframe computers, and supercomputers. Smartphones and tablets are also considered to be types of computers. Did you know that the first digital computer built in the United States was the ENIC-Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer? It was built in 1945! It may surprise you that the digital age actually began following WWII. However, it wasn’t till the mid-1970’s that the first personal computer was built and sold exclusively for home users by Apple, called the Apple II. This ushered in today’s widespread popularity of the personal computer, specifically designed for personal use at home. At about this time, businesses started to use workstations for business communication. Large scale mainframe computers were introduced to handle extensive data processing and other mathematical and statistical calculations.  Today, computers are designed

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