World Computer Literacy Day has been celebrated annually on December 2nd of every year. The world operates on the computer and digital gadgets. They have become an essential thing in everyday life shortly. World Computer Literacy Day is observed to promote the awareness about the computer and electronic devices. The celebration Day encourages people to use them efficiently with a range of skills ranging from primary use to the programming level and advanced problem-solving. Take this Day as the best opportunity to learn in detail about the computer and its related technology.
“A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.” – Alan Turing
History of World Computer Literacy Day
The first observance of World Computer Literacy Day was held in the year 2001. The event is being organised by NIIT, the Indian computer company. The celebration of the Day falls on this date as it marks the 20th anniversary of NIIT. It is a celebration Day that aims to increase awareness of about the access of computers and its related technology efficiently. It is vital for any people of any age to know all the basic knowledge and information about these techniques. Computer literacy is the understanding of computer programming and how the computers work. It is considered to be the essential skill to be possessed. The Day curbs the digital divide that is present in the world today.
Computer literacy is the means of using computer programs and other applications associated with the computers. It is indeed vital to educate children about digital literacy. Literacy in Computer also means one’s understanding of how computers execute. The concept of learning about the computer is just beyond the basic knowledge. One can quickly gain the plethora of knowledge in the computer by knowing about the in and out of these devices. The best way to make yourself a high profile is through learning about the computers in-depth. It provides you the plethora of knowledge than others. Learning about how to use the computers and knowing how computers are operating will let oneself come to know about the world of possibilities.
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How to Celebrate World Computer Literacy Day
Celebrating World Computer Literacy Day is very simple. Take time to know more in detail about computer literacy and its several other branches. Encourage and educate people around you about the need for learning about the computer. Indulge yourself to teach the students from their primary section about the computer and how to work on it. You can share your views and celebrations day pictures on social media using the hashtag #WorldComputerLiteracyDay.