first bug was a myth

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Wed Feb 11 06:26:55 1998

<I saw what was supposed to be the first Bug at the Smithsonian last week
<It was indeed a Moth and it was taped to a computer log sheet.

The machine was one of the early relay based machines where a "bug" in the
contacts would indeed mess up execution.

The programmer was Grace Hopper (later to become Admiral).

Received on Wed Feb 11 1998 - 06:26:55 GMT

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