TIL that the first computer bug was literally a moth which got trapped inside a computer and caused it to go berserk

Read more: https://education.nationalgeographic.org/resource/worlds-first-computer-bug

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  1. You need to learn to read, Grace Hopper wrote “First actual case of bug being found” The term “bug” was in use before she found that one, this is the first “actual bug” as in a real bug causing the computer problem.

  2. This is a charming old myth, promoted by Admiral Grace Hopper. She was a charming old bat! Very intelligent. However, the use of the word “bug” has much earlier origins. Grace just knew how to spin a great story.

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