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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016

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, Call number: 629.47 Holt 2016

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Redding, Anna Crowley

Summary: Think. Invent. Organize. Share. Don't be evil. And change the world. Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world's information. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world. The word "google" has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Now,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 005 RED

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kushner, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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