Grace Hopper: Howard Aiken, the Harvard Mark I & the First Bug

Grace Hopper: Howard Aiken, the Harvard Mark I & the First Bug
Episode 11 Dec 04, 2018

Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper's career in computer science began in the 1940s. Her work with early computers, including the Harvard Mark I, led to ground-breaking and fundamental advances in computer science. Here, Hopper discusses her work with Howard Aiken and the Mark-I computer in a 1983 lecture at the Boston Computer Museum.

Image: Photo by Carolyn Sweeny. Collection of the Computer History Museum, 102630706.

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