An officially recommended solution to a common problem with the Apple 3 was to “lift the computer two inches and drop it”.
A business in Texas still uses a 1949 IBM 402 punched card computer. It still runs all of its accounting work (payroll, sales, and inventory) through the IBM 402.
A programmer developed an operating system called TempleOS since 2003. Hospitalized for mental health problems, he believes that TempleOS is literally the Third Temple as biblically prophesied. Per God’s “instructions,” the OS uses a 640×480, 16 color display, and uses the language HolyC.
In May 1997, an IBM supercomputer known as Deep Blue beat then chess world champion Garry Kasparov, who had once bragged he would never lose to a machine. After 15 years, it was discovered that the critical move made by Deep Blue was due to a bug in its software.
The first digital computer ever made, called the ABC had less than a KHz of processing speed, and only performed basic functions; yet it filled up an 1800 sq. foot room. If you fit as many iPhones as possible into an 1800 square foot room, you would be able to store 3456 iPhones. This would mean that you would have 4147.2 GHz processing speed, and 55296 Gigabytes of space. This would cost you 342,144$ to buy all of those iPhones. In today’s time the money that was donated to create the computer was around 83,000$ in today’s time.
The Soviet Union had a water computer created in 1928 that was used until the 1980s.
There’s a computer marketed to the Amish. It has no Internet, no video, no music.
Smoking near Apple computers voids the warranty by making it “a biohazard”.