'Community' star's documentary spotlights female tech pioneer


Gillian Jacobs might be best known for her inspiring laughs on NBC’s Community, but for the past few months the actress has been zig-zagging across the west coast to find out more about female computer science pioneer Grace Hopper for a new documentary

The result? Jacobs far from Britta’d it.

Released this week, The Queen of Code, which is part of FiveThirtyEight’s “Signals” series, explores the accomplishments and impact of Hopper’s work on the first computer, Harvard Mark 1, which led to the creation of programming language COBOL Read more…

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