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Old 12th March 2013
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I remember watching a documentary on the BBC some years ago and apparently in the early days of computing the big boys designing computers felt that programming was a lowly typist's job not worthy of their grand attention.
So, secretaries and such got `stuck' with this `mundane job', and the first generation of programmers was predominately female...

... This soon changed as we all know ...
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