Great Unsung Women of Computing: The Computers (Part 1)

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ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was part of a secret World War II project, and it was programmed by six young women. Once programming was complete, the military used ENIAC to perform advanced calculations. However, when ENIAC was unveiled in 1946, the female programmers were never introduced. The documentary features rare footage and never-before-seen interviews with the women who programmed ENIAC. Part of the “Great Unsung Women of Computing” series. Note: Contains a limited amount of potentially offensive language.

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