#GAReads | Barbara Liskov — Inventor of Abstract Data Types

photo credit: Kenneth C. Zirkel [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: Kenneth C. Zirkel [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Barbara Liskov — Inventor of Abstract Data Types”:

She might have done her PhD thesis about Artificial Intelligence under the supervision of John McCarthy, becoming the first woman to get a computer science PhD in the United States, or have a programming principle that’s named after her, but back in 1974, she changed the software world for ever: She invented Abstract Data Types.

Read Alvaro Videla’s full article at Medium’s A Computer of One’s Own here…