Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing (MIT Press)
Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing (MIT Press)
Saturday, 08 March 2014

Today, women earn a relatively low percentage of computer science degrees and hold proportionately few technical computing jobs. Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. Indeed, programming in postwar years was considered woman's work.


Author: Janet Abbate
Publisher: MIT Press
Date: November 2, 2012
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-0262018067

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