Ada Lovelace

Filed under: My Art,Uncategorized — doktorjohn January 22, 2014 @ 10:15 pm

Ada Lovelace for blog

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (1815 – 1852) Mother of the Modern Computer

She was born born Augusta Ada Byron, and is now known as Ada Lovelace. She was the daughter of legendary romantic figure, Lord Byron. Her brilliant talents in the fields of mathematics led to her association with fellow mathematician Charles Babbage who had written on something he called “The Analytical Engine.” Between 1842 and 1843, she translated an article by Italian military engineer Luigi Menabrea on Babbage’s “Engine,” and completed a monumental set of what she called “Notes” containing an algorithm considered to be the first computer program.

Savannah Theater Watercolor & Pen

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