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  • walking drives
    n. An occasional failure mode of magnetic-disk drives back in the days when they were huge, clunky {washing machine}s. Those old {dinosaur} parts... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: shotgun debugging 

    shotgun debugging


    n. The software equivalent of Easter egging; the making of relatively undirected changes to software in the hope that a bug will be perturbed out of existence. This almost never works, and usually introduces more bugs.