The First Computer Bug

I had forgotten the origin of the term ‘computer bug.’ Here it is:

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  1. Markk says:

    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.

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