- Alan Turing is the father of modern computer science. He is popular for his concept of algorithms and computation with the Turing machine.
- Russians developed Setun, a ternary system computer but the binary computer system was more popular and eventually became the defacto number system.
- Early day computer programs, particularly FORTRAN programs, are punched by making small holes onto paper cards.
- According to the strict and minimal definition, a Computer does not need to be electric, processor, RAM, or even hard disk. Any device that can transform information in a purposeful way is sufficient!