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Why do we call computer glitches “bugs”?
Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation
Dec 12, 2018
The term “bug” is another way of saying something is wrong with our computer or software, but where did the term come from? While many attribute the reference to computer scientist Grace Hopper, this article from Curiosity explains that it dates back to Thomas Edison’s private journals.
Engineering & Technology
Bloodhound Diary: Learning from the past
Jesse Rogerson, PhD
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Aug 23, 2017
This article is written by Andy Green, the world land speed record holder, and the driver of the Bloodhound SSC; the car that will attempt to reach 1,000 mph sometime in 2018. In this article, Green gives a quick overview of the engineering work that's been done so far as they design the car that will push the limits.