The First Computer Bug Was Actually a Dead Bug

Do you know, The First Computer Bug Was Actually a Dead Bug. We know computer bug is a known as a error or a fault due to a flaw in the computer program or system.

This bug makes various problems and we google the that bug right.

The first person to use the word “bug” to describe a technological error was Thomas Edison.

He used it in a letter that dates back to 1878. However, it wasn’t until 70 years later that the term became so popular.

At 3:45 p.m, September 9, 1947, the first actual incident of a computer bug was recorded. It was recorded by Grace Hopper, an American computer scientist, and member of the U.S. Navy. She was working on a Harvard Mark II computer and recorded the bug in the computer’s logbook.

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After she noticed a hindrance in the computer’s operation, she started tracing the problem. Hopper found a dead moth that was stuck between the relay contacts of the computer. She removed the moth and taped it into Mark II’s Log. Beneath the moth, she wrote “First actual case of bug being found.”

Although there are some claims that other people found the moth in the computer, Hopper remains the one who did the logbook entry.

So this is the story of first computer bug.