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Programmed Inequality

How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing (History of Computing)

Marie Hicks

How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.In 1944, Britain led the world in electronic computing. By 1974, the British computer industry was all but extinct. What happened in the intervening thirty years holds lessons for all postindustrial superpowers. As Britain st...
Publish Date
2018
February 23
First Published in 2017
Goodreads rating
4.13
ISBN
9780262535182
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Jul 24, 2020
@Brukvoyed Tis far more complex than that. See, for example, Mar Hick's fabulous book, "Programmed Inequality".      source