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When Computers Were Human - And Women - Morgan Dawn Livejournal:The Here And Now
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When Computers Were Human - And Women
"It's fitting that Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron and the partner of Charles Babbage, was the world's first computer programmer. For much of computer history, "computers" weren't just humans—people who sat doing the drudgery of repeated calculations that would, in turn, feed models and algorithms. The computers were also, often, women."

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heliophile_oxon From: heliophile_oxon Date: October 18th, 2013 06:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
As were typewriters, I believe.
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