Monday, December 9, 2013

Grace Hopper, author of computer code

Today Google's search page opens with an homage to Grace Hopper, who invented COBAL as a way to 'talk' to computers. Code, in other words. She was a remarkable woman, and one that I had the honor of illustrating a book about back in the day. 
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1 comment:

Jody Regan Paints! said...

Beautiful drawings. I think I just read somewhere that Grace Hopper initiated the idea of software "bugs" when she discovered a moth interfering with the electronics.