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Software is changing the world in many powerful ways and to understand what software is doing to the world, we need to understand where it comes from.The History of Software is a weekly podcast looking at the people and technology that have transformed our world. It is hosted by Padraig Coffey, CEO of Zartis and historian by academic background. We hope you enjoy listening and feel free to share any feedback with us: podcast@zartis.com.

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Software is changing the world in many powerful ways and to understand what software is doing to the world, we need to understand where it comes from.The History of Software is a weekly podcast looking at the people and technology that have transformed our world. It is hosted by Padraig Coffey, CEO of Zartis and historian by academic background. We hope you enjoy listening and feel free to share any feedback with us: podcast@zartis.com.

    3. Hacker Culture - The Early Days, 1958 - 1970

    3. Hacker Culture - The Early Days, 1958 - 1970

    In this episode, we explore Hacker Culture in its early years. We look into the birth of hacker culture in MIT in the late 1950s, and look at the progress of the movement up until 1970.

    • 24 min
    2. 1945 till the 60s - First Programming Languages, Supercomputers and the Space Race

    2. 1945 till the 60s - First Programming Languages, Supercomputers and the Space Race

    In the second episode, we look at advances in software during the period from 1945 to 1961 - essentially we are looking at the incipient stages of the Cold War, up to the era of the Bay of Pigs invasion.

    • 27 min
    1. The Origin Story of Software

    1. The Origin Story of Software

    We start at the start, exploring the dawn of software. From Alan Turing, to Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace - their unique contributions have not only laid the foundations of software as we know it, but in some cases - changed the course of history.

    • 13 min
    Welcome to The History of Software

    Welcome to The History of Software

    Software is changing the world in many powerful ways and to understand what software is doing to the world, we need to understand where it comes from.The History of Software is a weekly podcast looking at the people and technology that have transformed...

    • 46 sec

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