Great Minds: Ada LovelaceSubmitted by Cyril on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 20:43
By SciShow :
Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852
Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, was somehow the first author of a computer program... even though she lived more than a century before the first modern computer.
Ada's Conceptual Leap (Wikipedia):
Commemoration of Ada's contributions to computer science:
Charles Babbage's Engine, on display at the Computer History Museum :
(1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043)