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Women in tech history: ENIAC and the programming pioneers that nobody knew

In 1946, after World War II had ended, the US Army finally unveiled a top secret project to the public: ENIAC, the first general purpose, all-electronic computer. It was a game-changer. The press called it the “Giant Brain” and dreamed up fantastical futures where we all could have electronic computers

Women in tech history: ENIAC and the programming pioneers that nobody knew
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Women in tech history: Grace Hopper — Admiral, programmer, and rebel

The people who change the world are often the rebels; the ones who see the world differently and try to push against the status quo. Grace Hopper was one of those people and she most definitely left her mark on the world. Her life is a story of firsts and

Women in tech history: Grace Hopper — Admiral, programmer, and rebel
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Women in tech history: Margaret Hamilton, the engineer who helped get us to the moon

Many of the early pioneers in programming were women. That wouldn't have come as much of a surprise during the 1950-60s, as it was seen by many as job for women. In the early days of programming, computers read cards with holes punched in them as input. Punching

A photo of a smiling woman lying down inside a NASA Command Module. She is flicking a switch above her with her right hand.