Do It the Way You Always Have and You Won’t Be Doing It For Long

“The most damaging phrase in the language is: ‘We’ve always done it this way’.” – Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

Born in New York City in 1906, Hopper was a pioneering computer scientist and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She joined the US Navy during World War II and was assigned to program one of the earliest computers, the Mark 1 Computer, an electromechanical machine that had a part in the development of the atomic bomb.

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