The Truth Behind the First Computer Bug

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Jason Evans

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Aug 19, 2022, 6:01:31 AMAug 19
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https://lunduke.substack.com/p/the-story-of-the-first-computer-bug

Summary for those with short attention spans:

While it is true that an insect "bug" was found in an early computer. It
wasn't the first time that the term "bug" was coined in reference to
engineering issues and it probably wasn't found by Grace Hopper.

Peter Flass

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Aug 19, 2022, 2:16:34 PMAug 19
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1. Byte always had the coolest covers.
2. Edison had the most wonderful handwriting

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Pete

Dave Garland

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Aug 19, 2022, 11:57:59 PMAug 19
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Well, sure. Even that early reference showed that the word was already
in use, just that evidence of insects was "new".

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