The First Computer Bug Ever Found! | Technology Facts – Glitch Facts


Have you ever wondered where the term “Bug”
came from? Back in 1947, when computers were the size
of a building, a team of engineers working on the Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator at Harvard
University encountered a problem with the giant machine. Grace Hopper, A member of the programming
team, went out to look for the issue and discovered a moth trapped between the relays of the computer. Hopper duly taped the Moth into the Mark II’s
log book with the explanation: �First actual case of a bug being found.�

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