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The First known Computer bug.....

Hillary Chibuko
A frontend web developer Based in Africa,Nigeria
・1 min read
  Have you ever wondered where the term computer bug originated from ?

  well i have , the first bug to be discovered was actually a bug(insect).....

 On September 9, 1947, a team of computer scientists and engineers reported the world’s first computer bug. A bug is a flaw or glitch in a system. Thomas Edison reported “bugs” in his designs as early as the 1800s, but this was the first bug identified in a computer. Today, software bugs can impact the functioning, safety, and security of computer operating systems. “Debugging” and bug management are important parts of the computer science industry.
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The team at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, found that their computer, the Mark II, was delivering consistent errors. When they opened the computer’s hardware, they found ... a moth. The trapped insect had disrupted the electronics of the computer.

well , an advice from me to you, if you try debugging your code all day and nothing positive seems to be happening ,worry not , you only have to check your computer hardware for real bugs.....

who knows you might also be the first to discover something new

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Naufan Rusyda Faikar • Edited

Please try to paraphrase your sentences, as I have found this:

... The team at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, found that their computer, the Mark II, was delivering consistent errors. When they opened the computer’s hardware, they found ... a moth. The trapped insect had disrupted the electronics of the computer ...

From nationalgeographic.org/thisday/sep... or so. Happy writing!

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Hillary Chibuko Author

noted thanks