I remember (I was a kid but watched it — I was fascinated by all things computing thanks to the Apollo program) that in the 70s and early 80s nobody had any idea who might make good a good programmer so would hire musicians, philosophy majors, poets, and math majors. Also a disproportionate number of women, still a small number in that more sexist age, but more than traditional engineering professions in that age. And you can see reflected in the two authors of this paper.
* I used the scare quotes around “stamp collecting” in case the term is unfamiliar and comes off as denigrating, which it is not. The term is not mine: it reflects that most fields start out that way (botany, zoology, biology, chemistry, physics...) until there is a large enough corpus for people to start reasoning about them.
(via https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24189188, but no comments there)
IBM in 1971, probably photo typeset. The heading type and lines look like those rub-off transfers from Letraset.
I'm just guessing. I do recall doing some paste-up direct from a phototypesetting machine at a small town newspaper around 1981, but I don't recall how that worked. We just did page layout with wax-coated positives, the machine spit those out by magic. Middle school, details are vague.
But I put in some hours on my Dad's Selectric. It was awesome.
This got me browsing online for the font balls for these things. Dangerous; my nerd space is overdue for purge as it is.
But have at it: