Yale University will rename Calhoun College, originally named for a virulent white supremacist and vocal advocate of slavery, as Hopper College. The new name will honor Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, a founding mind of computer science who invented the first compiler.Read More
The Mary Sue Interview: CODE: Debugging The Gender Gap Takes On The Tech Industry’s Treatment Of Women
One of the most anticipated documentaries to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this year is Robin Hauser Reynold’s CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap. The film addresses head-on the alarming fact that there is a disturbing lack of women studying and working in the computer science field. She also looks at the sexism causing this big problem, rampant in education, business, and popular culture - along with the efforts being made to fix this nationwide problem.Read More
Heck YES there's a Mary Sue book club!
The Mary Sue has an awesome, fan-run book club on GoodReads, and they would love for you to join up and discuss their April books!Read More
Grace Hopper forever!
If you are a computer programmer or just interested in the pioneers of modern technology, you may have already heard the name Grace Hopper. But despite her wide-ranging contributions to computer science and technology, she is far from a household name.Read More
No bugs here!
A little while ago, I wrote all about how Grace Hopper is the badassest badass to ever badass in computer science. Now, illustrator Pablo Stanley has written and illustrated his own comic about why Amazing Grace deserves all your love.Read More
Want to know where the term "computer bug" came from?
Okay friends I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’RE PREPARED for the badness of a certain GRACE MURRAY HOPPER. Oh, wait, sorry, REAR ADMIRAL Grace Murray Hopper. YEAH. It's about to get REAL.Read More