The Programming World needs you?

This has been a very productive and interesting week, not least when I received a mail from Allison, asking for my thoughts on the graphic here and below, If you have read my blog posts about Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, or The ENIAC “Computers” you will understand how the work of the online college isContinue reading “The Programming World needs you?”

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Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark 1 Computer , Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was a naval officer and an American computer scientist. As the first programmer of the Mark I Calculator and developer of the first compiler for a computer programming language,Continue reading “Grace Hopper”

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The ENIAC “Computers” Part 2

This post will look at the work of Jean Bartik, Betty Holberton, Marlyn Meltzer, Frances Spence and Ruth Teitelbaum on the ENIAC computer, Jean Bartik Betty Jean Jennings is on the left of this picture Born Betty Jean Jennings in Gentry County, Missouri in 1924 and attended Northwest Missouri State Teachers College, majoring in mathematics.Continue reading “The ENIAC “Computers” Part 2″

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