World Computer Literacy Day was launched by Indian computer company NIIT to mark its 20th anniversary in 2001, in response to research which suggested that the majority of computer users around the world were men.
It is celebrated annually on December 2 to encourage the development of technological skills, particularly among children and women in India.
The day aims to “create awareness and drive digital literacy in underserved communities worldwide”.
World Computer Literacy Day Theme: “Literacy for human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide”.
World Computer Literacy Day Quotes:
You can celebrate this day by sharing the following quotes with others.
“I know there’s a proverb which that says ‘To err is human,’ but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.”
“Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.”
“Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly. ”
“No one messes around with a nerd’s computer and escapes unscathed.”
“A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila.”
“Computers don’t kill books; people do.”