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Ada’s legacy: cultures of computing from the Victorian to the digital age
Hammerman R., Russell A., Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool, New York, NY, 2015. 262 pp. Type: Book (978-1-970001-48-8)
A record and celebration of a 2013 conference exploring the legacy of Augusta Ada Lovelace, this collection of 12 chapters includes Lovelace’s published writing on Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine (AE), called “the Sketch,R...
May 25 2017
Ada’s legacy: cultures of computing from the victorian to the digital age
Hammerman R., Russell A., Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool, New York, NY, 2015. 243 pp. Type: Book
Known as the first computer programmer, and popularized by the programming language named after her, who really was Augusta Ada, Countess of Lovelace, and what does she signify for us?
, a collection of papers based on a 2...
May 13 2016
The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: the (mostly) true story of the first computer
Padua S., Pantheon Books, 2015. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-0-307908-27-8)
Every field has its heroes. The comics are an ideal medium to present these heroes and their tales. Sydney Padua has taken two of the mythological heroes of computing and placed them in a wonderfully imagined and drawn “pocket universe”...
Dec 1 2015
A historical examination of the social factors affecting female participation in computing
Patitsas E., Craig M., Easterbrook S. ITiCSE 2014 (Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Innovation & Technology in Computer Science Education, Uppsala, Sweden, Jun 21-25, 2014) 111-116, 2014. Type: Proceedings
Barriers to women in computing have existed at least since Ada Lovelace programmed Babbage’s analytical engine. This brief historical survey, bolstered by 55 references, traces the evolution of women’s opportunities for education and c...
Jan 13 2015
Ada: a life and a legacy
Stein D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1985.Type: Book (9789780262192422)
Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, is known for reasons that have little to do with her own life and accomplishments. While she was alive, she lived in the shadow of her father, the poet Lord Byron, even through he all but abandoned her when...
Jun 1 1986
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