Asked in Computers, Computer Programming
Who made the word debugging?
There is some controversy over the origin of the term "debugging." The terms "bug" and "debugging" are both popularly attributed to Admiral Grace Hopper in the 1940s. While she was working on a Mark II Computer at Harvard University, her associates discovered a moth stuck in a relay and thereby impeding operation, whereupon she remarked that they were "debugging" the system. However the term "bug" in the meaning of technical error dates back at least to 1878 and Thomas Edison (see the...
Asked in Rock Music, Guitars, Heavy Metal Music
What song was responsible for coining the term heavy metal?
The term 'heavy metal' was first found in the 1962 novel, 'The Soft Machine' by William S. Burroughs. Answer 7/13/1968 Steppenwolf release "Born to Be Wild" to the delight of bikers everywhere. The lyrics are responsible for the term "heavy metal." Judas priest. The imbraced as a term and a type of music. ...
Who came up with the term 'debugging'?
Admiral Grace Hopper is credited with having coined the terms "bug" and "debugging" after her colleagues discovered a moth trapped inside a relay in Harvard University's Mark II Computer. However, the term "debugging" was already in common use within aeronautics long before it became associated with computers. The term "bug" can also be traced farther back to Thomas Edison in 1878. Even Admiral Hopper herself admitted she did not coin the phrase. ...
Asked in Computer History
What type of bug stopped the first electronic computers giving us the term debugging?
the term "debugging" long predates computers. it appears in electronic literature back in the 1920s and was used occasionally in other fields in the late 1800s. ...
Asked in Hair, Genetics, Indigenous Australians
Black dark hair people comes from Asia but where all blonde hair people originally comes from?
blonde hair is originally said to be of nordic (northwestern decent) same with blue eyes coining the term blonde hair blue eyes ...
Asked in Education
What idea are Leucippus and his student Democrites remembered for?
Coining of the term "atom" and the idea that matter was composed of small, invisible, indivisible particles. ...
Asked in Physics, Cosmology, Astrophysics
What theory states that the universe began with a tremendous explosion 13.7 billion years ago?
The Big Bang theory. The coining of this term is attributed to Fred Hoyle. ...