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Pioneer programmer : Jean Jennings Bartik and the computer that changed the world

Author: Jean Bartik; Jon T Rickman; Kim D Todd
Publisher: Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the only autobiography by any of the six original ENIAC programmers, Bartik tells her story, exposing myths about the computer's origin and properly crediting those behind the computing innovations that shape our daily lives."--Jacket.
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Bartik, Jean.
Pioneer programmer : Jean Jennings Bartik and the computer that changed the world.
Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2013]
xxiii, 230 pages ; 23 cm
(DLC) 10863043
Named Person: Jean Bartik; Jean Bartik
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bartik; Jon T Rickman; Kim D Todd
ISBN: 9781612480879 161248087X
OCLC Number: 960202756
Notes: Electronic version available.
Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: The start of something big --
The originators, the women, and the ENIAC --
My story : how it all began --
Human "computer" to ENIAC programmer --
Apricot brandy and nighttime logic --
Surrounded by brilliance --
Moving on, and the glass ceiling --
The trial to overturn the ENIAC patent --
The ENIAC women in the spotlight --
Epilogue: Looking back --
Afterword / by Kim D. Todd.
Responsibility: Jean Jennings Bartik ; autobiography, edited by John T. Rickman and Kim D. Todd.

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"In the only autobiography by any of the six original ENIAC programmers, Bartik tells her story, exposing myths about the computer's origin and properly crediting those behind the computing innovations that shape our daily lives."--Jacket.

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