GRACE MURRAY HOPPER

Creator of COBOL

 

 

 

 

 

Bio:

  • "Mother of COBOL," (COmmon Business Oriented Language).
  • Developed first compiler program.
  • Responsible for finding the first computer "bug" - a moth stuck in the contactors (solenoids) of the giant Mark l calculator.

Links:

http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-h/g-hoppr.htm

 

 

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