early computing: definition of a 'bug'

debugging

first example a bug got caught in on and off relay and stopped program from working

when bug was removed, program works

please give an easy to understand example of bugs and on off relay
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rgb192Asked:
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tel2Commented:
Hi rgb192,

Is this some kind of homework?

If not, what is it for?

Thanks.
tel2
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ozoCommented:
The term bug was already in use when the incident with the moth in the relay happened, which is what made the incident seem notably amusing.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_bug#mediaviewer/File:H96566k.jpg
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rgb192Author Commented:
yes it is in a course but I am not in school. MIT on youtube.

And thanks for the actual picture used in the actual course. Small world.
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