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Did you know that the first recorded computer bug in the history was 75 years ago? These days a bug can affect the functionality and security of our computer. Although the first bug is nothing like we come across since it is literally a bug, an insect.

the first computer bug

A team of scientists at the Harvard University realises that their Mark II computer is malfunctioning. When they open the computer to track the cause of the error, they see a noth stuck inside the computer. On September 9th in 1947 Grace Murray Hopper entries the first computer bug in the computer’s log book. To be more specific, Hopper writes “The first actual computer bug”.

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