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Technology Takedown: Grace Hopper vs Tim Berners Lee

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In our next Technology Takedown, we pit the fearless trailblazer who saved us from binary programming against the creator of the World Wide Web. What are your thoughts?

https://www.teksystems.com/en/resources/teksavvy-blog/2017/technology-takedown-grace-hopper-v-tim-berners-lee
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Not Hopper

by john.a.wills In reply to Technology Takedown: Grac ...

Grace Hopper may have in some way inspired the definition of Cobol, but she did not work on it. Jean Sammet (author of "Programming Languages", that book with the Tower of Babel on the cover) and three others were the shapers of Cobol. And there were already assemblers and Fortran, so even that magic four were not the ones to save us from binary programming.

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