The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron's Daughter
Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron, was born in 1815, and died aged 36. She was connected with some of the most influential and colourful characters of the age: Charles Dickens, Michael Faraday, Charles Darwin and Charles Babbage. It was her work with Babbage that led to her being credited with the invention of computer programming and to her name being adopted for the programming language that controls the US military machine.
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