Computers: Female and Male

mtp.side.tablesAll of the reviews, or at least most of the reviews, quoted this one paragraph, which I have called my “Dickensian Rant”. ┬áThe people who did computation by hand were generally intelligent ambitious people who lacked the social or monetary capital to go to college and pursue a technical or managerial career. Many people have claimed that they were exclusively women but they were drawn from a much larger part of society.

An audio version of the commentary on human computers is below.


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