Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
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Heisenbug, noun

"A computer error that goes away every time you look at it closely, making it difficult to diagnose."

As, for example, spending the evening trying to figure out why your Internet connection has become flaky -- only to realize in the morning that the cablemodem is plugged into the light switch. D'oh...
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