Queen of Code

morreale Saturday 06 of February, 2016
Gillian Jacobs directed a wonderful short film about Grace Hopper called The Queen of Code. The film chronicles her life and involvement in computer science. Grace Hopper was a professor of mathematics and joined the war where she worked on the Harvard Mark I computer. Her team developed the first compiler. She later developed the first human readable computer programming language COBOL (COmmon Business-oriented Language). It is still in use today.

Wikipedia: Grace Murray Hopper at the UNIVAC keyboard, c. 1960

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