teknik

Lovelace

20/05/2003

Trying to decide what to name my new computer at work. I’m choosing between Lovelace and Hopper. All computers at work are named after famous computer scientists (like Turing and Shannon) and not a single one is named after a female. So I’ve decided to name mine after one. But who? Ada Lovelace or Grace Hopper? (Ada Lovelace is claimed to be the first computer programmer, she worked with Charles Babbage and his analytical engine. Grace Hopper developed the first compiler.) Hopper is easier to write, but Lovelace is more well known…

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