Math

Adele Goldstine

When the ENIAC was created, someone had to write the world’s first computer’s operating manual. Adele Goldstine was up to the task.

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Frances Bilas Spence

Frances Spence had already started a teaching career when she started to work for the Army as a “computer,” and then she made history as an ENIAC programmer.

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Jean Jennings Bartik

This week we’re honoring the women who created computer programming, and today’s episode features Jean Jennings Bartik.

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Sophie Germain

The late 18th century was not the best time to devote yourself to a life-long study of mathematics if you were the daughter of a merchant growing up in Paris, France. But that didn’t stop Marie-Sophie Germain. Image: Wikimedia.

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