When, in 1982, David Letterman asked Dr. Hopper how she knew so much about computers, in order to work with Harvard's massive computer, Mark I, she replied, “I didn’t. It was the first one.”
Elizabeth Barber, Staff writer /
December 9, 2013
Monday’s Google Doodle honors computing genius Grace Hopper on what would have been her 107th birthday, doodling her right where she spent much of her time – at the helm of one of the world’s first computers.