How a 27 Year-Old Poet Became the World’s First Computer Programmer
Daughter of a mathematically gifted mother and the Romantic poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace’s understanding of computational logic was matched only by her interest in art and poetry. Big Think is proud to partner with the 92Y in bringing you this series on female genius as part of its 7 Days of Genius Festival – http://www.92y.org/Genius.
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