NPR: The Changing Lives of Women. "As female wage earners gain greater autonomy, their decisions are reshaping economic trends." Pictured: Ester Gerston and Gloria Ruth Gordon, early programmers working on the ENIAC computer in
1946 The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. By the time ENIAC was completed in November of 1945 however the war was over.
Charles Babbage - Difference Engine huge calculator, never finished Analytical Engine 1833 could store numbers calculating "mill" used punched metal cards for instructions powered by steam! accurate to six decimal places