The Myth of Grace: A BIT of Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (MIT Press BITS)

The Myth of Grace: A BIT of Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (MIT Press BITS)

Kurt W. Beyer


This MIT Press BIT is excerpted from the 2009 MIT Press publication Grace Hopper and the discovery of the data Age by Kurt W. Beyer.

The occupation of computing device visionary Grace Murray Hopper paralleled the meteoric trajectory of the postwar desktop undefined. This BIT describes the parable of "amazing Grace" and tells how she grew to become "the 3rd programmer of the world's first computer."

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