Rogue philosopher, autodidact, techno-savant, author of philosophical cypherpunk series, Madame Einzige.

Topics: Nietzsche, Postmodernity, Nihilism, Existentialism, Technology, Unintended Consequences, Informatics, Evolution, Biohistory, etc.

29th January 2013

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Grace Hopper on Letterman, where she’s interviewed at age 79, and with a mind sharp as a whistle, talks about her experiences creating the first digital computer (Harvard Mk 1), in the US Navy, inventing COBOL, the maximum length light can travel in a nanosecond, and her general charming yet badass self!

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