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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Launched the Digital Age Through the Poetry of Numbers
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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Launched the Digital Age Through the Poetry of Numbers (Paperback)

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Through the infamous divorce of her parents, Ada Lovelace became the most talked-about child in Georgian Britain. This riveting biography tells the extraordinary yet little known story of her life and times-when mathematics was as fashionable as knitting among women and Ada became the world's first computer programmer. But for her era's view on gender, Ada would single-handedly have started the digital age more than two centuries ago.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryScience & MathematicsMathematicsMathematical foundationsScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd Publication Date: 13/10/2016 ISBN-13: 9781783340712  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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James Essinger studied at Lincoln College, University of Oxford. He writes about ideas that have had a seminal impact on the modern world and currently lives in Canterbury.

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