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Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series Book 4) by [Beyer, Kurt W.]
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"Bravo to Beyer for unearthing the fascinating, many-faceted history...of a phenomenal technology we take for granted and for portraying a woman of astonishing powers." Booklist

"Beyer's meticulously researched biography shows how Hopper was one of the first to realise that software was the key to unlocking the power of the computer." -- "The Guardian"

About the Author

Kurt W. Beyer is a former professor at the United States Naval Academy and lectures regularly on the process of technological innovation.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 5616 KB
  • Print Length: 408 pages
  • Publisher: BookBaby; 1 edition (16 Feb. 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00TQ4MY9Q
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #268,994 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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