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Mary Allen Wilkes ’59: Women and the LINC to Modern Computer Technology

On Sep 25, 2020
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Happy 83rd birthday to Mary Allen Wilkes, who in 1961 designed the software for LINC, which many consider to be the world’s first minicomputer. https://t.co/5XlNKDhwJU (v/@Wellesley, image v/@nytimes) #TDIH #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/xaMYIHQVvl
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She spoke about her work developing the operating system and programming environment of the LINC, an early personal computing system that revolutionized biomedical research, as well as the history of women in computing. The LINC revolutionized biomedical research, and was the gateway to ...

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On Sep 25, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Happy 83rd birthday to Mary Allen Wilkes, who in 1961 designed the software for LINC, which many consider to be the world’s first minicomputer. https://t.co/5XlNKDhwJU (v/@Wellesley, image v/@nytimes) #TDIH #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/xaMYIHQVvl
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Mary Allen Wilkes ’59: Women and the LINC to Modern Computer Technology

Mary Allen Wilkes ’59: Women and the LINC to Modern Computer Technology

She spoke about her work developing the operating system and programming environment of the LINC, an early personal computing system that revolutionized biomedical research, as well as the ...

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