Peter Coffees Dirty Dozen IT Embarrassments - 1994: Pentium FDIV bug makes floating-point division a mainstream joke

 
 
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Most non-trivial hardware is largely software.

Missing entries in a hardware-resident lookup table affected multiple instructions, introdu
 

There are technology issues, and then there are TECHNOLOGY ISSUES. Peter Coffee looks back at almost 25 years of IT screwups, and provides some lessons that can be learned from them.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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