Grace Hopper Quote


Grace Hopper
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Unsourced variant: The most dangerous phrase in the language is, We've always done it this way. - The Wit and Wisdom of Grace Hopper (1987)
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Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, We've always done it this way. I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise.  - Grace Hopper
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Born: December 9, 1906

Died: January 1, 1992 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Bio: Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy officer. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language.

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