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* [COFF] In Memoriam: Grace Hopper
@ 2020-12-31 20:54 dave
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We lost Rear Admiral "Amazing" Grace Hopper on this day in 1992; amongst 
other things she gave us COBOL and ADA, and was allegedly responsible for 
the term "debugging" when she removed a moth from a relay on the Harvard 
Mk I and taped it to the log.

-- Dave


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