Grace Murray Hopper interviewed

Grace Murray Hopper, computer pioneer (and by many accounts the person who coined the term “bug” in relation to computers), interviewed by David Letterman in 1986, not very long after she retired from the US Navy:

(Thanks to investigator Anusree Banerjee for bringing this to our attention.)

UPDATE: The video has been yanked from YouTube. Here’s a sort-of substitute, a different interview with Grace Murray Hopper. Watch for her graphic demonstration, around the 5:00 mark, of what’s a microsecond: