Kurt W. Beyer

Grace Hopper’s contributions to computer science and invention of the first compiler have truly shaped the Information Age we live in today. Through Kurt W. Beyer’s fascinating book, Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age, readers are taken on a journey through Hopper’s life, including her pioneering work at Harvard University, where she began developing the first compiler. Her work was revolutionary in the field of computing, as it allowed programmers to write code in high-level language that could be easily translated into machine language. This book is a wonderful tribute to Hopper’s legacy and an essential read for anyone interested in the history of computing and technology.