How software and hardware bugs become “features”

Posted by Tony Abou-Assaleh on October 17th, 2012

While working on Harvard University Mark II on 9th of September 1947, Grace Murray Hopper noticed that the machine was experiencing computational problems. An investigation showed that there was a moth stuck between the relay points. The moth was removed and affixed to a paper report titled “First actual case of a bug being found.” The story then […]

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