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Ada Lovelace was a calculating woman

“That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show.” Ada Lovelace 1815-1852

Ada Lovelace was a calculating woman. She was an English mathematician and the world’s first computer programmer. Lovelace was born into privilege as the daughter of a famously unstable romantic poet, Lord Byron (who left her family when Ada was just 2 months old) and Lady Wentworth.

So think of Ada Lovelace the next time that you use your computer.

Scroll down to these links to learn more about her life and work

How Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s Daughter, Became the World’s First Computer Programmer