Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Programming

+ - Happy Birthday to Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer->

Submitted by MrBeeudoublez
MrBeeudoublez (2774133) writes "Honored by a Google Doodle, Ada Lovelace is the first computer programmer. From the article,
"Ada’s life as a member of British society (first as the daughter of Lord Byron, and later as the wife of the Count of Lovelace), brought her into contact with Charles Babbage, whose concepts for mechanical calculating machines (early computers) she took a great interest in. Ultimately, her work on explaining Babbage’s design for the Analytical Engine resulted in her being credited as the first true computer programmer in history, even if the computer she programmed for was not actually built until 2002.""

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Happy Birthday to Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer

Comments Filter:

Little known fact about Middle Earth: The Hobbits had a very sophisticated computer network! It was a Tolkien Ring...

Working...