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Ada lovelace

ada lovelace
(1811-1852) The daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world’s first programmer while cooperating with Charles Babbage on the design of his mechanical computing engines in the mid-1800s.
The language Ada was named after her.
[“Ada, Enchantress of Numbers Prophit of the Computer Age”, Betty Alexandra Toole (http://well.com/user/adatoole)].
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It also harkened back to ada lovelace, who asserted that machines would be able to do almost anything, except think on their own.
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