[SIGCIS-Members] Isaacson's book

Janet Abbate abbate at vt.edu
Mon Oct 6 07:06:26 PDT 2014

In the NPR segment, Isaacson claims that Grace Hopper invented COBOL. "He could find out that's not true just by looking at Wikipedia," I thought.... then looked at the "COBOL" entry and found Grace Hopper plastered all over it. Time for some editing.


Dr. Janet Abbate
Associate Professor, Science & Technology in Society
Co-director, National Capital Region STS program
Virginia Tech

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