Anything that makes life more difficult,
usually something that is itself trivial,
but is necessary for something else to happen.
Who knows where this came from? Lord knows, but he's not telling. Besides, God doesn't do technology.
I like to think its roots are in the words "glue" and "itch".
But of course, we all know it was developed under grant, for use in science organizations prone to error, such as NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the nano-technological field in general, where glitches have been made so small as to appear totally correct and self-repairing.
FROM AN ACTUAL EMAIL:
"Apparently one needs software loaded on the computer to download photos from this digital camera. If I can get that software, do you think it will be for PCs and Macs?
Little glitches in the road."
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