Grace Hopper’s Awesome Presentation about Nanoseconds [Historical Video]

By Akemi Iwaya on February 28th, 2012

This terrific historical video shows Grace Hopper’s talk about nanoseconds where she literally told it like it was. Another interesting part about her presentation was the batch of 11.8 inch “physical nanoseconds” she brought to give away after the talk.

You can learn more about Grace, her illustrious career, and contributions to computing here:

Grace Hopper [Wikipedia]

Grace Hopper – Nanoseconds [via Geeks are Sexy]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/28/12
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