This Day In History – 1st Drunk Driving Arrest

On this day in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pled guilty and was fined 25 shillings. Wow, how enforcement has changed!

1st Computer Bug Found, Today, 1945

I just came across this.  I didn’t know it before, but now I know the story of how a computer error became to be known as a “bug”, and removing the bug became known as debugging the code. In 1947, Grace Murray Hopper was working on the Harvard University Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator (a […]