How powerful is the modern computer?

The most powerful supercomputer was built in 1985 and had a processing power of 1.9 billion floating point operations per second (Gigaflops). Today, even a Nintendo Wii can process 1.3 teraflops. The latest PlayStation 4 game console can run at more than 1.84 teraflops. Currently, there are 500 supercomputers that are faster than a petaflop, … Read more

What is a computer and how does it work?

A computer is a mechanical device that works by storing data in memory. It receives information from an external source and processes it, sending back output in the form of instructions. Modern computers are connected through the Internet, and each computer can receive data from many other computers and process it to perform specific tasks. … Read more