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    Interview with Margaret Hamilton, the woman in charge of the Apollo software: Margaret Hamilton: ‘They worried that the men might rebel. They didn’t’ | Technology | The Guardian

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    Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    Fantastic stuff, hats off to Buzz. ISTR the original vid featured Magnus Pike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Interview with Margaret Hamilton, the woman in charge of the Apollo software: Margaret Hamilton: ‘They worried that the men might rebel. They didn’t’ | Technology | The Guardian
    The Appollo software worked so well because they had to work with very tight constraints in program space. There was no room for bloatware in those days.
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    Aye, and once you'd written & assembled your code, little old ladies had to knit it into core rope memory.



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    Not forgetting, of course, the ladies who sewed the space suits together.

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