Kurt Beyer is the author of Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age. In this podcast, Beyer goes beyond the myth to find the real Grace Hopper, a US Naval officer, computer scientist, and inventor who was at the forefront of the post-WWII computer revolution.
Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age is part of the Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation from MIT Press.
A production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written and hosted by Will Eastman. Audio production and theme music by Will Eastman. Art Molella, executive producer. Maggie Dennis, podcast program manager. Joyce Bedi, webmaster. Kurt Beyer was originally interviewed on 22 September 2009 by Will Eastman. This podcast released 16 October 2009.
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