Brent’s Favorite Bug

This bug is my favorite mostly because of how my experience with it transformed my career. It was 1998. I was a middle manager for a platform called CDO, Collaboration Data Objects. The API’s were to allow Application Developers to build fantastic workflow tools on top on Exchange Server. The platform was available on client…

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JMike’s Favorite Bug

I found this bug while working as one of the first QA engineers at the MathWorks (makers of MATLAB and Simulink technical computing software) in the early 1990s. ANSI standard 754 mandates rounding and such behavior for real finite-precision floating-point arithmetic. But there is no standard — at least I can say for sure there…

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