I had forgotten the origin of the term ‘computer bug.’ Here it is:
I am not 100% positive but I believe that is Grace Hopper’s handwriting or if not she was there. Unfortunately it was a joke even then as bugs were a general term even then for issues in machinery, at least according to a talk by the aforementioned “Computer Science Man of the Year” award winner. Yes, Grace Hopper was the inaugural winner of that award … times have changed.
Comments are closed.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 4,140 other subscribers
Sign me up!