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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jean Jennings Bartik

How six young women became the world's first computer programmers

In 1945, 20-year-old mathematician Betty Jean Jennings moved to Philly and started work on a secret military project: the first modern electronic computer. Now, in a fascinating posthumous memoir, the tech pioneer tells her own story.

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Posted Apr. 2, 2014 | Comments: 2

Calendar: April 2-9

Tamagawa Taiko Drum & Dance Troupe; Rich Vos; Black-Tie GayBINGO!; Art Unleashed; Bob Mankoff; and more.

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Posted Apr. 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD

By Brian Freedman

Kanella's new Sunday night small-plate menu is fresh every week

For $30, you can order the vegetable meze menu, and the meat and seafood one is $35. We weaved our way through examples of both—though even with the non-veg dishes, the vegetables or salads accompanying the proteins were consistently stunning.

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Posted Apr. 2, 2014 | Comments: 1

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Stephen H. Segal

10 Can’t-Miss Happenings at Philly Tech Week

This is your chance to play giant-sized Tetris on the side of the Cira Centre—plus normal-sized games from local developers like Cipher Prime.

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Posted Apr. 2, 2014 | Comments: 0