The first known use of the word “computer” was in 1613 in a book called The Yong Mans Gleanings by English writer Richard Braithwaite.
The first computer programmer was a woman.
In 1843, Ada Lovelace described an algorithm for the Analytical Engine to compute Bernoulli numbers. Since the algorithm was considered to be the first specifically written for implementation on a computer, she has been cited as the first computer programmer.
The first computer “bug” was named after a real bug.
A moth was discovered stuck in a relay of the Mark II computer by Grace Hopper, an admiral in the US Navy.
Before it was recorded on her note, the moth had been ‘debugged’ from the system.