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Episode 714: Can A Game Show Lose?

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Elsie Shutt founded one of the first software businesses in the U.S. in 1958. And the programmers were all women. Courtesy Elsie Shutt hide caption

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Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding

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Episode 711: Hooked on Heroin

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Episode 710: The Brexit Break-Up

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Episode 583: Cow Noir

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