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Ebook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262319386 | 41 pp. | in | | January 2014
 

The Myth of Grace, digital original edition

A BIT of Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age

Overview

The career of computer visionary Grace Murray Hopper paralleled the meteoric trajectory of the postwar computer industry. This BIT describes the myth of “amazing Grace” and tells how she became “the third programmer of the world’s first computer.”

About the Author

Kurt W. Beyer is a former professor at the United States Naval Academy and lectures regularly on the process of technological innovation. He is a cofounder of a digital media services company and has authored multiple patents (pending) on high speed digital data processing.