Amanda writes:

“Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) is known as the first computer programmer. What did she really contribute to computing? So many blog posts, articles and books get bogged down describing her childhood, and her famous father and overbearing mother. But what did she actually do?

A while ago I got stuck in and actually read the paper she actually wrote. “Sketch of the Analytical Engine invented by Charles Babbage... with notes by the translator. Translated by Ada Lovelace”

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