The Women Who Launched the Computer Age

The Women Who Launched the Computer Age

Book - 2016
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In 1946, six brilliant young women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC, part of a secret World War II project. They learned to program without any programming languages or tools, and by the time they were finished, the ENIAC could run a complicated calculus equation in seconds. But when the ENIAC was presented to the press and public, the women were never introduced or given credit for their work. Learn all about what they did and how their invention still matters today in this story of six amazing young women everyone should meet!
Publisher: New York : Simon Spotlight, [2016]
ISBN: 9781481470476
1481470477
Call Number: j004.092 CALK
Characteristics: 48 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Petersen, Alyssa - Illustrator

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