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Computing Power Used to Be Measured in ‘Kilo-Girls’

mathHmmm, were they hardware or software?

For much of computer history, “computers” weren’t just humans—people who sat doing the drudgery of repeated calculations that would, in turn, feed models and algorithms. The computers were also, often, women.

via Computing Power Used to Be Measured in ‘Kilo-Girls’ – Megan Garber – The Atlantic.

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