logo

Video encyclopedia

09/12/1906 Naval computer scientist is born

2:24

Who is Grace Hopper?

10:00

Grace Hopper on Letterman

6:00

Grace Hopper: Technology Pioneer

2:08

Grace Hopper - Nanoseconds

US Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper was one of the early computer experts. She programmed famous electromechanical computer Harvard Mark I. She developed the first compiler and proposed the use of machine-independent programming languages. It led to the development of the COBOL language. The U.S. Navy has a destroyer USS Hopper named in her honor.