The pioneering women who helped create modern computing
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Kathy Kleiman |
• November 2017
In this eye-opening talk, digital rights expert Kathy Kleiman describes her efforts to uncover the hidden story behind an old photograph she found as an undergraduate researcher. Despite showing both men and women working on the groundbreaking Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) in 1946, the caption only named the men. What followed for Kleiman was a years-long journey to locate and celebrate the achievements of these pioneering women - ENIAC's first programmers.