Ada's Ideas

Ada's Ideas

The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer

Downloadable Video - 2016
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Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron's mad love of poetry. But Ada remained fascinated with her father and considered mathematics poetical science. Via her friendship with inventor Charles Babbage, she became involved in programming his Analytical Engine, a precursor to the computer, thus becoming the world's first computer programmer. This picture book biography of Ada Lovelace is a compelling portrait of a woman who saw the potential for numbers to make art.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 15 min.)) : sd., col.
Additional Contributors: Landor, Rosalyn
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