The forgotten history of the women who programmed the first electronic computer
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This week Stavriana comes to the studio to listen to me telling her about when a bunch of guys decided to build the world's first electronic computer. The machine had 18000 vacuum tubes covered from head to foot in more than 3,000 switches, wires, and cables. Then they hired six women, handed them a stack of blueprints, and without any training or instructions on how to program the computer, they asked them to program it. This is the story of the original computer programming squad.

The 2 photos that Kathy Kleiman found

Herman & Adele Goldstine

The New York Times article about ENIAC