Ada Lovelace

(redirected from Ada Byron)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
Ada Lovelace
Birthday
BirthplaceLondon, England
Died
NationalityBritish

Ada Lovelace

(person)
(1811-1852) The daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world's first programmer while cooperating with Charles Babbage on the design of his mechanical computing engines in the mid-1800s.

The language Ada was named after her.

["Ada, Enchantress of Numbers Prophit of the Computer Age", Betty Alexandra Toole].

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
He married Anne Isabella Milbanke who was born at Elemore Hall, Pittington, Durham, in 1792, who gave birth to their child called Augusta Ada Byron in January 1815.
He married Anne Isabella Milbanke, who was born at Elemore Hall, Pittington, Durham, in 1792, and who gave birth to their child, Augusta Ada Byron in January 1815.
Techno-woman | AUGUSTA Ada Byron, the woman most |often credited with writing the first computer programme, was born in 1815.
They are Ada after Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, daughter of the poet, mathematician, analyst and founder of scientific computing, Bert after Albert Einstein, Dot after Doris Lessing, writer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Sim after Sim Wong Hoo, the chief executive of Creative Technology, first manufacturer of PC sound cards and Ludo after the strategy game Pachisi, played by the Mughal Emperors of India and brought to Britain as the game Ludo.
Born of the fleeting marriage between the rational-minded Annabella Milbanke and the rebellious poet Lord Byron, Augusta Ada Byron was destined to live a life betwixt the polarities of her time.