The tech industry is so dominated by males that some people have taken to calling its workers "brogrammers." But a closer look reveals women who made key contributions to both computers and the Internet.
And Claire Evans, herself versed in computers (and singing in a band, but that's another story), writes of these pioneering women in the provocatively named Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet.
The stories date back to 1842, surprisingly.
Claire Evans puts accomplishments alongside the names in a visit to The Exchange.