Unspots: N. 1. Notional Cause Of An Odd Error. "Why Did The Program Suddenly Turn The Screen Blue?

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:sunspots: n. 1. Notional cause of an odd error. "Why did the
program suddenly turn the screen blue?" "Sunspots, I guess."
2. Also the cause of {bit rot} --- from the myth that sunspots
will increase {cosmic rays}, which can flip single bits in memory.
See also {phase of the moon}.
-- The AI Hackers Dictionary