Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Interesting Computer Failures from the Annals of History

If you're young enough to not know what "Halt and Catch Fire", "Killer poke", and "lp0 on fire" are, here's a fun peek at some of the more interesting computer failures, failure modes, and failure messages from the annals of computer history:

Thanks go to Chris Dudte for first introducing me to "Halt and Catch Fire" ;)

2 comments:

verte said...

The Jargon File is well worth a read - I read most of it before I actually started programming.

Shannon Behrens said...

Good tip!