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Lois Haibt was the only woman on the IBM FORTRAN development team in the 1970s.

She started there in 1955, before they had a "Programmer" title -- she was "Mathematician". It was two years before the first production-ready compiler would be invented. "Assemblers were fairly new—just getting off the primitive stage."

You can read a very long interview with her at the Engineering and Technology History Wiki:

aww i missed the hackers livetoot. someday i’ll participate in

apple event, health, money 

apple event, health, money 

action figures from my favourite tv show, “cosmos warrior, peaceful bodyguard”

maybe i should follow everyone whose toots i've liked or boosted in the last <n> days

ok it was some kind of cache thing i guess. all is good 🎉

fine on pinafore on desktop web too. time to test different browsers heh

testing? octodon is working for me in toot but not on my desktop web browser? but it is on my phone browser. hmmmm

the examples are something:

‘90s Mascots

CONCEPT: Collage of various “almost” ‘90s game mascots, such as Scoopz the Pigeon, etc. Each of them has some combination of exaggerated classic ‘90s attire/accessories such as baggy/hammer pants and roller blades.

finally booting up watch dogs 2, which i got on sale recently. i mainly just want to wander around in SF tbh


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