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   Recoding gender: women’s changing participation in computing
Abbate J.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262018-06-7), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This is a well-researched look at the history of women in computing from the beginning of digital computing (around the time of the Second World War) until the more modern age (the late 20th century). It looks at this history from both the America...
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Jul 11 2013  
  Recoding gender: women’s changing participation in computing
Abbate J.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262018-06-7), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Today, women hold less than 20 percent of the positions in computer science and programming. The detailed research for this book chronicles the shifting role gender has played in this field. In addition to her meticulous references, the author int...
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Apr 4 2013  
  Inventing the Internet
Abbate J.,  MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999.Type: Book (9780262011723)

Abbate explores how collaboration and conflict among a remarkable group of agencies and individuals resulted in the Internet as we know it today. She focuses on the cultural and social factors that influenced the Internet’s design and use. S...
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Aug 1 1999  

   
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