Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Week 11: Grace Murray Hopper

In honor of National Women's History Month:

“I believe in having an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.”

—Grace Murray Hopper
Naval Rear Admiral, recipient of distinguished medals, pioneered standards and philosophy behind
computer languages
such as COBOL and is
credited with the term
“debugging” after a
computer malfunction
involving a moth.

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