The Queen Of Code – Grace Hopper
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. More…
How is technology changing the classroom? – a blog by ebuyer.com
If you get the opportunity, watch the brilliant film, ‘Hidden Figures’ of 2016, about black female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race: Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson.
Another film worth watching, is the American historical drama film, ‘The Imitation Game’ (2014) directed by Morten Tyldum and written by Graham Moore, based on the biography, ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’, by Andrew Hodges.,