memorization abilities without formal education and at the age of 6, she demonstrated her talent at the University of Mysore.
Shakuntala Devi is popularly called as the world’s fastest ‘Human Computer’ as she made complex mental calculations. In honour, Google is also celebrating today her 84th birthday with a doodle.
Shakuntala Devi was born on November 4, 1929 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She travelled the world and demonstrated her arithmetic talent in various places including Europe in 1950; New York, USA, in 1976.