Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
Writer Claire L. Evans gives these unsung female heroes their due, tracking their roles in many of the formative moments in internet history in a discussion of her book Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet.
Evans, a former editor of the multiplatform Motherboard, is a contributor to Vice, The Guardian, and Wired, among other outlets. Her presentation is part of the Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program: Dare to Discover.
Maybe Ada Lovelace's name is familar as the woman who created a program that became a computer. But what about Grace Hopper, Jake Feinler, or Stacy Horn? These are the female visionaries that gave us the Internet we recognize today.
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