Posted on July 25, 2015 8:57 am in All Neat-o

Ada Lovelace, prophet of the computer age (cosmosmagazine.com)

Ignored in her own time, Lord Byron’s daughter was the first to grasp the implications of Charles Babbage’s analytical engine. James Essinger examines how the 21st century has resurrected her as an icon of suppressed female genius.

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