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Grace Hopper Interview

YouTube has a great 1986 video of David Letterman interviewing Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, developer of the first compiler (via Joel Levin):

Letterman: “So how did you know so much about computers?”
Hopper: “I didn’t! It was the first one!”

Still sharp at age 79.

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