Re: Hypatia inventions

Hara Ra (
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 22:49:22 -0800

Eugene Leitl wrote:

> Not to forget Grace Hopper (Gracehopper?), who ever found the first
> _true_ bug in her program. It is purported to have been a moth, though.
It was a moth. Its wings got caught tween some relay contacts. I've seen
the photo - the moth was taped into the logbook. There is a Journal of
the History of Computing published by the ACM, it's in there in one of
the early issues (first 4 or 5 years)...

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