Gender Codes

Thomas J. Misa

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGender Codes
Subtitle of host publicationWhy Women are Leaving Computing
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9780470597194
StatePublished - Aug 5 2010


  • Gender codes and the ENIAC - recognizing ENIAC women for their programming, first electronic computer
  • Images of gender and computing - sexist humor and macho work culture, identified as a key factor at play when women give up computing
  • Women and computing - Grace Hopper, as a prophet of high-level programming languages

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