Joe Crawford
Web developer & user interface engineer
Tinkering with the web since 1996

email: joe@artlung.com · twitter: @artlung
San Diego, California, USA
aka joecrawford.com

Grace Hopper! 2015 Jan 28

Oh my stars but Grace Hopper I love. Here’s a new documentary: The Queen Of Code.

As a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, Hopper worked on the first computer, the Harvard Mark 1. And she headed the team that created the first compiler, which led to the creation of COBOL, a programming language that by the year 2000 accounted for 70 percent of all actively used code. Passing away in 1992, she left behind an inimitable legacy as a brilliant programmer and pioneering woman in male-dominated fields.

Joe Crawford blogged this at 12:02pm in 2015 in January. The 28th was a Wednesday. You are reading this 5 years later. Comment. There are no comments Tweet. Send email. It has hashtags→ .

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