History Legend Rewind Personalities

4 Nov : Human computer was born today

What if I ask you to multiply
7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779 ?
You would need a calculator for sure. Otherwise you would give up. But there was this lady born in India, who actually answered the above question in just 28 seconds and that too without the help of any machine.
Correct answer is 18,947,668,177,995,426,462,773,730. 

She was Shakuntala devi, popularly known as Human computer. She had her name mentioned in the Guiness Book of World Record in 1982.

She wrote a number of books on mathematics, puzzles and astrology. Her writings includes novels, and a very special book – The World of Homosexuals.

1929 में आज पूरी दुनिया में “The human computer ” के नाम से मशहूर शकुंतला देवी का जन्म बैंगलुरू में हुआ। शकुंतला देवी का नाम तेज़ गणनाएं करने के लिये The Guinness Book of World Records में दर्ज है। Human computer होने के साथ ही वो बेहतरीन लेखिका भी थीं। उन्होॆंने गणित और ज्योतिषशास्त्र को लेकर कई किताबें भी लिखी हैं। उनकी किताबों में सबसे दिलचस्प है homosexuality को लेकर उनकी किताब – The World of Homosexuals.

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