[TUHS] Happy birthday, Grace Hopper and J.F.Ossana!
dave at horsfall.org
Sun Dec 10 09:02:16 AEST 2017
As promised :-)
Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (and daughter of Lord Byron),
was born on this day in 1815; arguably the world's first computer
programmer and a highly independent woman, she saw the potential in
Charles Babbage's new-fangled invention.
J.F.Ossanna was given unto us on this day in 1928; a prolific programmer,
he not only had a hand in developing Unix but also gave us the ROFF
Who'ld've thought that two computer greats would share the same birthday?
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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