Only the Clothes Changed: Women Operators in British Computing and Advertising, 1950-1970
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Marie Hicks
Issue Date:October 2010
<p>The use of women workers in early computing and advertising ironically may have hurt their long-term professional position in the field because it reflected, and helped shape, their role as low-cost, unskilled workers. This article traces the rela...