Monday, August 31, 2015

First woman to write a computer program

Next year 2016 it will be 200th birthday of Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born 1816. Ada Lovelace is said to be the first woman said to have written the first computer program in October 1843 translated from Menabrea�s paper "Notions sur la machine analytique de M. Charles Babbage" (1842).




Lovelace's diagram from Note G - photo courtesy of http://www.sophiararebooks.com/pictures/

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