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09/12/1906 Naval computer scientist is born


Who is Grace Hopper?


Grace Hopper on Letterman


Grace Hopper: Technology Pioneer


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.
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