Thank her for your smart phone apps

Before watching  a 15-minute documentary about Grace Hopper, “The Queen of Code,” here’s a shorter animated explainer video. You’ll learn where the term “bug” comes from (in Japanese, people say バッグっている, right?)

Here’s the longer documentary (from FiveThirtyEight).

She was a trailblazer who recognized that you could “get further with sugar than with vinegar.” And she had an awesome clock (the reason she had it is even more awesome):

 

 

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