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A Software Bug Caused by the Phase of the Moon

And you thought a missing semicolon was bad…

Bugs are an unavoidable reality when writing software. In the age of vacuum-tube transistors and electromechanical computers, the earliest software bug was a literal insect (a moth) that crawled into the machine and got trapped in a relay. The original account was given by computing pioneer Grace Hopper, though…

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Mikhail Klassen

Mikhail Klassen

Founder and CTO of Paladin AI, an aerospace startup empowering humans to be better pilots. Astrophysics PhD. Data scientist. Author.