Oral History Workshop a Success

By Mary Whitton and Carol Hutchins A group of 16 individuals, each interested in preserving some aspect of computing history, met May 12 and 13 in Chapel Hill (NC) for the ACM History Committee sponsored workshop on Doing Oral History. In addition to being of diverse age, gender, and national origin, the attendees were interested […]

Review of Book “Ada’s legacy” by Yishai Feldman

Yishai Feldman from IBM Research Haifa wrote a review of book “Ada””””””””””””””””s legacy” for the ACM Computing Reviews May 13, 2016 issue: “Known as the first computer programmer, and popularized by the programming language named after her, who really was Augusta Ada, Countess of Lovelace, and what does she signify for us? Ada’s legacy, a […]