FWIW I wrote an obit for her on El Reg as well:
(And it’s not paywalled. ;-) )
Nice article, thanks; it’s amazing that she even built the hardware.
Concerning “his concept” (“his” = Johnny von Neumann) you might be interested in this testimony by Jean Bartik, another computer pioneer: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R3K2DSB6UE1X7H/ref=cm_cr_getr_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=0802713483.
That’s remarkable – thank you!
If your interested in the case, here is yet another important testimony: https://sites.google.com/a/opgate.com/eniac/Home/kay-mcnulty-mauchly-antonelli; also in the judgement of the Honeywell vs Sperry Rand process you can find a lot of officially noted details about these machinations: https://web.archive.org/web/20160327031754/http://www.ushistory.org/more/eniac/index.htm.
Thanks – I will look into this!
(I don’t know why my Lobsters unread indicator suddenly lit up just today, but it did, AFAICT.)
Behind a paywall unfortunately; read this instead: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Booth
RIP to a real one
You might be interested in one of her papers from 1947: General Considerations in the Design of an All-Purpose Electronic Digital Computer.