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She's really inspiring for me as a trans woman in computing. It's crazy to think about transitioning in 1968 and what that looked like. There are so few trans icons in the world at large and it's nice to have one here to look up to.


I suppose the glass-half full perspective is that it got her fired at IBM, so she had the freedom to join PARC.

It no doubt sucked at the time, but I can't see anything as open or far-sighted coming out of and being shared by IBM research.

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