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Kleiman, Kathy

Summary: "After the end of World War II, top-secret research continued across the United States as engineers and programmers rushed to complete their confidential assignments. Among them were six pioneering women, tasked with figuring out how to program the world's first general-purpose, programmable, all-electronic computer - a machine built to calculate a single ballistic trajectory in twenty seconds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 004.092 KLE

Gibson, Karen Bush

Summary: "Real-world technology projects pair up with ... biographies of female computer scientists to make a ... book that will have kids ages 8 to 11 eager to develop their own apps"--Publisher marketing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GIB

Bayarri, Jordi

Summary: "Ada Lovelace turned her powerful imagination into a vision of the future, predicting the impact of computers on human life. Lovelace had a unique education and embraced mathematics. She became one of the biggest believers in engineer Charles Babbage's ideas for calculation machines. This graphic biography shows how Lovelace helped spread awareness of what an early computer could do and how she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAY

Wallmark, Laurie

Summary: Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage's analytical engine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creston Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LOV

Summary: Yes, I Am - The Ric Weiland Story chronicles the LGBTQ pioneer & unknown founder of Microsoft. With his newfound wealth, he turned to philanthropy. During his life, he donated more than $200m to fund more than 60 non-profit organizations. His efforts still have a massive impact today. However, as his wealth grew, Ric seemed to slip further into self-doubt, depression, and a kind of impostor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC YES

Orr, Tamra

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the creater of Minecraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Purple Toad Publishing 2015

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Sanchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (Mar©Ưa Isabel)

Summary: Presents information about Ada Lovelace, from her childhood in England and her studies in mathematics to her development of the first computer programming language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lincoln Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LOV

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J STEM Calkhoven

Holt, Nathalia

Summary: In the 1940s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians, it recruited an elite group of young women -- known as human computers -- who, with only pencil, paper, and brain power, helped bring about America's first ballistic missiles. But their hearts lay in the dream of space exploration, and when JPL became part of NASA, the computers helped send the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Sci Space Holt

Stanley, Diane

Summary: "A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LOV

Dolan, Hannah

Summary: Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DOL

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Dolan 2018

Robbins, Dean

Summary: Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Ullman, Ellen

Summary: "The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the Machine. The last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably powerful computers, and the thorough transformation of our economy and society. Through it all, Ellen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ULLMAN, ELLEN ULL

Kushner, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 794.8 KUS

Sayman, Michael

Summary: "A memoir from one of the most extraordinary entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, who taught himself how to code as a thirteen-year-old and claimed his share of the American Dream"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAYMAN, MICHAEL SAY

Summary: Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy who helped shape the digital landscape of today. He helped develop the internet protocol RSS and was a co-founder of Reddit. Chronicling his pioneering efforts crusading for open access and free speech and the resulting legal nightmare and tragedy that ensued, the documentary is a dynamic and moving portrait of a brilliant tech millionaire who renounced...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INT

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