Reply to post: Re: Digital computing began largely female

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Re: Digital computing began largely female

Not entirely. I started programming when I was 13. I also skipped a few grades so I was in High School at that time. The first machine I coded was a Bendix G-15 with glass cylinders filled with nothing. I also took typing. A lot of guys were teasing me until they noticed the very pretty girls that I found in the typing class. I am also tall with long fingers. Turned out to be a very good thing in more ways than one....

I should also mention that was in Berkeley...

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