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Author Bartik, Jean, author

Title Pioneer programmer : Jean Jennings Bartik and the computer that changed the world / Jean Jennings Bartik ; autobiography, edited by John T. Rickman and Kim D. Todd
Published Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2013]
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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
Notes Electronic version available
Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bartik, Jean.
Computer industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Computer scientists -- United States -- Biography.
ENIAC (Computer) -- History.
Glass ceiling (Employment discrimination) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex discrimination against women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women computer programmers -- United States -- Biography.
Women computer scientists -- United States -- Biography.
Women in science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Rickman, Jon T., editor
Todd, Kim D., editor
ISBN 161248087X
9781612480879 (e-book)