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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Launched the Digital Age Through the Poetry of Numbers
Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named Ada, after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why?
Because, after computer pioneers such as Alan Turing began to rediscover her, it slowly became apparent that she had been a key but overlooked figure in the invention of the computer.
ISBN 13: 9781783340712 | ISBN 10: 1783340711
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