RIP: Betty Holberton

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Wed Dec 12 17:11:39 2001

On December 12, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> I was at an Orienteering meet this past weekend and got to talking with
> a woman I met a year or two ago. Turns out she was also a programmer and
> I think she said she had also worked with the Eniac. She is coming up
> either today or tomorrow. Seems like a good time to "cross examine" her
> :). I have found several people who had worked on the older computers,
> usually after they have died :(.

  Befriend this person while she's still around, man! I'll be she's
got GREAT stories to tell! 8-)

  It wouldn't hurt to thank her for her efforts too, at the risk of
sounding weird...I, for one, would likely have a very boring life if
it weren't for the work of those early pioneers.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL
Received on Wed Dec 12 2001 - 17:11:39 GMT

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