Broad Band (Portfolio)
Broad Band (Portfolio)
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

With the subtitle "The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet"  this book looks at the women who have been involved in important waves in technology described byt author Claire L. Evans as unsung female heroes. Women in the book include Grace Hopper, the tenacious mathematician who led the charge for machine-independent programming languages after World War II, Elizabeth "Jake" Feinler, the one-woman Google who kept the earliest version of the Internet online, and Stacy Horn, who ran one of the first-ever social networks on a shoestring out of her New York City apartment in the 1980s.

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Author: Claire L. Evans
Publisher: Portfolio
Date: Mar 2018
Pages: 288
ISBN: 978-0735211759
Print: 0735211752
Kindle: B074DGKWRG
Audience: people interested in technology history
Level: Introductory
Category: History

 

 

 

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