This month at Planet Mainframe the focus is on Talent and Training, so here at Trivia Challenge we’re going to test your knowledge of a few mainframe trailblazers.
The first person we’re looking at is the formidable Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. Born in 1906, Hopper’s life spanned most of the twentieth century, and it’s hard to overstate her impact on the development of computer technology.
She was mathematically brilliant, a gifted teacher, and incredibly innovative. Importantly, she also had the grit to create a space for herself within almost entirely male-dominated organizations – including the military, Ivy League universities, and the world of business.
There’s a lot more to say about Grace Hopper than we can fit on this page, but take the quiz to get a sense of the broad outlines of her contributions: