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What's your favorite Grace Hopper achievement?
Her invention of the first computer compiler, ... In 1952 she had an operational compiler. "Nobody believed that," she said. "I had a running compiler and nobody would touch it. They told me computers could only do arithmetic."
Her development of COBOL, ... oh well, try not to hold it against her ;-)
Her finding and naming the first computer bug, ... a real moth, which she pasted into the UNIVAC I logbook "Relay #70, Panel F (moth) in relay" ... or is this a geek myth?
Her neat nano-second demo, ... what is the length of wire that an electron travels in a nano-second?
She had a warship named after her, ... The USS HOPPER (DDG 70), and did you know she was the first woman to achieve the rank of rear admiral?
The way she's gonna give Tubes hell! ... they didn't call her "The Bug Exterminator" for nothing!
May not add up to exactly 100% due to rounding, and clocks that run backwords.
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