24th May 2024

An ace programmer and the first US navy officer

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Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USN (covered).

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was the first US navy officer and a computer scientist. She realized that with an easy programming language it would be easy for users who were neither mathematicians nor computer experts. This conviction led her to invent a popular programming language COBOL (Common  Business-Oriented Language), which is used in business and finance.

 

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