An example that typifies this era is in 1959 a female machine operator was tasked with getting too new computers installed and programmed, whilst at the same time training two new male executives. At the end of the year once the machines were fully operational the two male executives were promoted to managerial roles, whilst the woman, who was described as ‘having a good brain and a special flair’ was actually demoted to an assistant role below the two men. This must have been an incredibly frustrating time to be a women in tech.