In the early days of the Space Race, Dorothy Vaughan headed the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics’ (NACA) West Area Computing unit. It was an important but segregated unit of mostly female mathematicians doing aerospace calculations by hand. When NACA became NASA in 1958, the Analysis and Computation Division desegregated and Vaughan became a sought-after expert on FORTRAN – a programming language used on IBM mainframes.
The History of Programming Languages #Infographic | In 1883, Ada Lovelace was credited with creating the first computer programming language. She wrote the algorithm for the Analytical Engine (early mechanical computer). Where would we be with out this Luna Girl?
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