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Ada Lovelace

She was the first to recognize that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a result, she is regarded as the first to recognize the full potential of a "computing machine" and the first computer programmer.

Ada Lovelace — As Told By U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith

From the White House.gov website a page with multiple recordings on the topic of "Women in STEM". The text starts "Listen to women from across the Administration tell the stories of their personal heroes across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)." This one is about Ada Lovelace and is read by the head of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith

video profile of Ada Lovelace

Portrait of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace

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Where Ada Lovelace Worked

1 Employers of Ada Lovelace Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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Company Name:
University of Cambridge
Description:
collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Location:
Cambridge
Website:
http://www.cam.ac.uk
Reference:
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Timeline of Ada Lovelace

Moments are currently recorded in Wikidata about Ada Lovelace

People Relevant to Ada Lovelace

11 People are currently recorded in Wikidata connected to Ada Lovelace

Byron King-Noel, Viscount Ockham
child
mother: Ada Lovelace
  • Son of Ada Lovelace and Grandson of
Lord Byron image of Lord Byron
father
child: Ada Lovelace
  • English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement
William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace image of William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace
spouse
spouse: Ada Lovelace
  • English nobleman and scientist, husband of Ada Lovelace
  • end time (for William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace): 1852-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • end time: 1852-11-27T00:00:00Z
  • start time (for William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace): 1835-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • start time: 1835-07-08T00:00:00Z
Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth image of Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth
child
mother: Ada Lovelace
  • Arabian horse breeder
Ralph King-Milbanke
child
mother: Ada Lovelace
  • 2nd Earl of Lovelace
Anne Isabella Byron image of Anne Isabella Byron
mother
child: Ada Lovelace
  • Wife of Lord Byron
Augustus De Morgan image of Augustus De Morgan
student of
student: Ada Lovelace
  • British mathematician, philosopher and university teacher (1806-1871)
Mary Somerville image of Mary Somerville
student of
student: Ada Lovelace
  • Science writer and polymath
Elizabeth Medora Leigh image of Elizabeth Medora Leigh
sibling
sibling: Ada Lovelace
  • Byron Family
Allegra Byron image of Allegra Byron
sibling
sibling: Ada Lovelace
  • daughter of George Gordon, Lord Byron, and Claire Clairmont.
Charles Babbage image of Charles Babbage
influenced by
influenced by: Ada Lovelace
  • English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer

Map of Ada Lovelace and Influence

7 Locations are currently recorded in Wikidata about Ada Lovelace

University of Cambridge
Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Hucknall
London
Marylebone
United Kingdom
English
Rue Ada Byron

Named After Ada Lovelace

6 Instance(s) Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Library of Ada Lovelace

Works By and About Ada Lovelace Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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